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Peter A. CarterSecuring SQL Serverhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4161-5_2

2. SQL Server Security Model

Peter A. Carter1 
London, 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 2017 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 ...

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