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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_2

2. SQL Server Security Model

Peter A. Carter

(1)Botley, UK

An early step in implementing countermeasures to potential threats in SQL Server is to ensure that you have a full understanding of the security model. SQL Server 2016 provides a rich security framework with overlapping layers of security that help database administrators (DBAs) counter risks and threats in a manageable way.

It is important for DBAs to understand the SQL Server security model so that they can implement the technologies in the way that best fits the needs of their organization and applications, while minimizing the amount of security administration that is required. This chapter discusses ...

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