But at its root, security is concerned with controlling access authenticating who can access the data on the server, authorizing what users can do with that data, and securing data as it is transported. These core topics are the focus of this book.
SQL Server Security Distilled shows you:
What you can do to secure date in SQL Server
How SQL Server handles authentication and authorization in different versions
How SQL Server security integrates with Windows security
The security pros and cons of different transport protocols
Ways to tailor SQL Server security to different applications, including client-server and Web applications
How to secure DTS packages
The implications of different types of replication for security
The security features of SQL Server CE and its server-side agents
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