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Schema Security

How many of you grant access to schemas in your databases? I’m curious because I slowly am starting to see more and more people using schemas in their designs and not defaulting every object to “dbo”. That was the default … Continue reading

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The Employee Target

We hear regularly about consumer backlash from data breaches. There are usually legal repercussions, and often hard dollars (euros, yen, etc.) being spent on things like identity protection or credit monitoring. In addition, in the last couple of years, there … Continue reading

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Treat All Sensitive Data as Important

We know that not all the data in our company is important. We have databases that contain orders or inventory or schedules, often much of which isn’t easily or directly related to an individual. At least, it’s not if you … Continue reading

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Default Security

If anyone sets up a new desktop machine, a new SQL Server instance, a new Elastisearch instance, or any other platform, you need to ensure there is default security. That was a problem recently with a financial company that had a default … Continue reading

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