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Securing SQL Server by Denny Cherry

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3. SQL Password Security
This chapter talks about the best practices for creating strong passwords, and ways to deploy your application and protect the potentially sensitive information within the connection string.
SQL Server Password Security
One of the key ways to protect your SQL Server is to use strong, secure passwords for your SQL Server login accounts. One of the biggest security holes in the SQL Server 2000 and older versions of Microsoft SQL Server was that the server installed with a blank system administrator (SA) password by default and would allow you ...

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