The very definition of Data is the factual information (as measurements or statistics) used as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or calculation. [Source] The data that I work with on a daily basis. The life blood of a company. Without data, no company can expect to make intellectual decisions that will affect their outcome positively. Without … More Data
So, as you can tell from the lack of posts over the past few months, I have been more than just busy. Between moving into a new house, moving my son into a college dorm, several SQL Saturdays, and just general work items, it has been extremely hectic. But, I am back now, and my … More And We’re Back!
I know most of you turned in today for the next post in my series on Security Audits. Well, I felt that I had to talk about something much more important. A friend of mine died on Monday (April 2nd, 2018). Not just any friend though. This was Robert Davis, also known as SQLSoldier on … More SQLSoldier
Once again, we delve deep into what is part of a security audit and why each part is important. One part that I like to look at is the default directories where certain types of files are kept. To do this – on SQL Server 2012 and above – we simply run the following commands: … More Security Audit – Part 2
The words that many a person dreads hearing – Security Audit. Whether you’re the one having to perform the audit or just having to deal with the aftermath of one, it is never fun. Over the next few blog posts, we’re going to look at a few common points that are included in security audits, … More Security Audit