Security sites

By eweek  |  Posted 2003-11-17 Print this article Print

A site for those of us who need to be flogged when it comes to patching SQL Server (did someone say "Slammer?!"). As puts it, whatever your feelings are toward Microsoft, its servers are popping up everywhere, and we have to learn how to lock them down. The site features security exploit news as well as tips on upcoming conferences and how-to articles. It also has discussion forums and some useful security tools such as a table of the latest OS and SQL Server Service Packs/Hot Fixes to help track down out-of-date servers.
This is the spot for SQL Server troubleshooting. In particular, Microsofts TechNet corrals all the security bulletins a DBA needs to keep the exploits and night-sweats at bay. It also features IT community news about shows relevant to SQL Server users, such as the PASS Community Summit, as well as newsgroup listings. Next page: User groups and societies.


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