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Securing SQL Server: DBAs Defending the Database by Peter A. Carter

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© Peter A. Carter 2016

Peter A. Carter, Securing SQL Server, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2265-2_1

1. Threat Analysis

Peter A. Carter

(1)Botley, UK

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We live in an age where high-profile attacks on data are almost commonplace. Attacks can come from a variety of sources, ranging from cyberterrorism and modern warfare to industrial espionage, the “geek” factor, organized crime, and even disgruntled employees or former employees. Because of this, security is at the forefront of every good DBA’s minds.

All RDBMS have the potential to be exploited with SQL injection attacks, as well as vulnerabilities ...

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