Hot off the virtual press, the SQL Server Separation of Duties Whitepaper is now available! SQL Server 2008 R2 provides the full breadth of tools to support restrictive compliance and security requirements. This whitepaper will associate the features and options available in SQL Server 2008 R2 to meet the varying separation of duties requirements to enable the DBA to be productive and responsive while protecting applications and sensitive data.
Key concepts in the whitepaper are:
- Applying Security Principles to the DBA (ie the DBA is NOT sysadmin!)
- Protecting Database and Data Access
- Authorizing Elevated Privileges for Specific DBA Task
I hope you enjoy the paper! :-)