Tech Specs: Database Security Monitoring and Management for SQL Server

SQL Secure - Technical Specifications

What Is New

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Version 3.3.1

There are no new features in this product version release.

Version 3.3

  • Adds audit support for Amazon RDS and Amazon EC2.
  • Installs on Azure VM and Amazon EC2.
  • Added security checks to support GDPR and provide GDPR policy template
  • Updated Idera level 1 to 3 policy templates.
  • Enhanced import and export policy
  • Option to make bulk changes to email notification settings
  • Archive snapshots for decommissioned servers

Please refer also to the product documentation New features and fixed issues.


Platform Support

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  • Desktop console: Microsoft Windows, Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Collector: Microsoft Windows, Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Repository: Microsoft SQL Server
  • Audited database instances: Microsoft SQL Server
  • Cloud: Microsoft Azure SQL Database, Amazon RDS for Microsoft SQL Server

Please refer also to the product documentation Product requirements.


System Requirements

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Desktop Console

  • CPU clock rate: 2.0 GHz +
  • Random-access memory (RAM): 2 GB +
  • Microsoft Windows: Server 2016, 10, Server 2012 R2, 8, Server 2012, Server 2008 R2, Server 2008 SP2+; 64-bit, 32-bit
  • Microsoft .NET Framework: 4.6+

Collector

  • CPU clock rate: 2.0 GHz +
  • Random-access memory (RAM): 2 GB +
  • Microsoft Windows: Server 2016, 10, Server 2012 R2, 8.1, Server 2012, Server 2008 R2 SP1, Server 2008 SP2, 8; 64-bit, 32-bit
  • Microsoft .NET Framework: 4.6+

Repository

  • Microsoft SQL Server: 2019 (Windows), 2017 (Windows), 2016, 2014, 2012 SP1, 2008 R2, 2008 SP1; Standard, Enterprise edition

Audited Database Instances

  • Microsoft SQL Server: 2019 (Windows), 2017 (Windows), 2016, 2014, 2012 SP1, 2008 R2, 2008 SP1, 2005, 2000; Express, Standard, Enterprise edition
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) for Microsoft SQL Server

SQL Secure does not install any components, agents, databases, dynamic link libraries (DLLs), scripts, stored procedures, or tables on the monitored instances.

Web Browsers (for Online Help)

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer: 9.0+
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox

Cloud

  • Runs on cloud virtual machines such as Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine (VM) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).
  • Monitors database instances on cloud virtual machines such as Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine (VM) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).
  • Monitors the managed cloud Azure SQL Database and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) for Microsoft SQL Server.

Please refer also to the product documentation Product requirements.


Version History

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Version 3.2

  • Added security templates
  • Updated security templates
  • Added configuration checks
  • Added access checks
  • Added auditing checks
  • Added login checks
  • Added permissions checks

Version 3.1.200

  • Reference decommissioned server instance snapshots
  • Supports TLS 1.2
  • New product versioning

Version 3.1

  • Supports auditing of Azure SQL Database and SQL Server running in Azure virtual machines
  • Expands installation options
  • Moved to Windows .NET Framework 4.6

Version 3.0

  • Added SQL Server file import
  • Added tags for easier server management
  • Added suspect SQL Server logins report
  • Expanded Risk Assessment reporting

Version 2.9

  • Improved name matches selection of rule filter properties
  • Enhanced reporting
  • Supports SQL Server 2016
  • Updated guest user enabled access functionality

Version 2.8

  • Supports SQL Server 2014
  • Supports Always On Availability Groups
  • Install repository on a failover cluster
  • Updated policy templates to use latest versions of SQL Server and OS
  • Updated to a granular process for exporting and importing policies
  • improved process for registering new SQL Server instances
  • Supports sequence objects for SQL Server 2012
  • Supports users in contained databases for SQL Server 2012 and 2014
  • Added security checks

Please refer also to the product documentation Previous features and fixed issues.

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  • Harden security policies across SQL Servers
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