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Managing Security Within the Database Engine

Managing security within the Database Engine is one of the most important tasks for a database administrator. Controlling access to SQL Server and the roles and rights that each user has within SQL Server, as well as the security of the data, are the main security concerns. Throughout this chapter, our goal is to discuss security in the manner in which we believe security measures are encountered: Windows security, SQL Server security, database security, and then protecting the physical data itself.

Note Security starts with the physical security of the equipment, network security, ...

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