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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CT
Online SQL Server Security Essentials

Systems and data are being compromised more frequently and with these compromises, comes new regulations and requirements from our companies to better protect the data.

Depending on the industry you are in and the type of data you have, will determine some of the requirements. But what features does SQL Server have to meet the requirements? How do these features impact the applications performance and behavior? How do you design a secure build for SQL Server to reduce the attack surface area and protect the data for all SQL Servers?

This session will cover the basic features that can be used to secure and audit your SQL Server environment.

About the Presenter:

Ben DeBow is an experienced consultant who works with customers of all sizes on their mission critical applications and SQL Server deployments. His versatility allows him to assist with everything from virtualization and consolidation to schema design, performance tuning, disk architectures, and everything in between. He has tuned and deployed some of the largest and most complex SQL Server solutions in the world. An active member of the SQL Server community, Ben is also the CEO of Fortified Data and can be reached at http://www.fortifieddb.com.