Research and Development


MS SQL Server is Microsoft’s relational database management system with a large number of features and services. With this coverage, there is a large surface area for attack and vulnerabilities. Fortunately, there are a number of security benchmarks and good practice documents available. This article gives an introduction to the security guidelines available and an overview on what key areas to audit and lock down. Continue reading

There are many third-party tools in the security industry that can perform a security audit of your Windows system. Some are standalone executable, some are frameworks, some are free and some you have to shell out money for. But what if you these tools are not available to you, you are stuck with a Windows servers and essentially what Windows has given you. This article will look at executable programs under Windows that can be use audit services. Continue reading