SQL Server is Microsoft's relational database management system (RDBMS). It is a full-featured databse primarily designed to compete against competitors Oracle Database (DB) and MySQL.

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Safe to store access details in a session?

Background I am about to create a website which will have a registration/login area. After the user has logged in he/she will have the ability to buy one or many modules which consist of static ...
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Is replacing all apostrophes with two apostrophes sufficient to prevent SQL-injection on MSSQL?

I'm working in a web site that doesn't use parameters on SQL queries. All the queries are adhoc and the way they are doing the input validation seems good to me, I'm not able to break it to do SQL ...
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How secure is the traffic with Sql Server Management Studio?

I was just using Sql Server Management Studio on my WiFi, and I was actually wondering how secure the traffic/database communication is. Is traffic from querying secure, or is it easily sniffed for ...
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Worthwhile from security standpoint to limit database server user for ASP.NET website to only EXECUTE on stored procedures?

I know that obviously we must avoid sql injection attacks through user input validation and parametrized queries. There's already a firewall in place on the database server to limit remote ...
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Using AD authentication in a publicly accessible webapp

I am sys admin working with a development team who is extending a publically accessible .net web app that currently uses forms authentication with usernames/passwords (hashed) stored in a sql ...
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IIS and SQLServer Hardening

long story short: I'm an engineer doing development, not administration. I have no direct access to the production server, so I can only tell the administration team the best configurations for ...
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Online SQL Server database for a Business app. Security considerations

A business application works with a SQL Server database. A SQL Server 2008 is installed on one of the computers of the local network. Technically this app works OK if the server computer with the SQL ...