I380 Corridor PASS Chapter

  Eastern Iowa's SQL Server User Group
  Cedar Rapids • Iowa City

Meeting Details

Tuesday,

September

09

September meeting - Secure Your SQL Server Instance.../24HoP

  • In-Person @ 1850 Boyson Rd, Hiawatha, Iowa (map)
  • Tue, Sep 09 2014
    17:30 - 19:30 Central Daylight Time
  • Language: English

Featured Presentation:

Secure Your SQL Server Instance without Changing Any Code - Part of the 24 Hours of PASS

Argenis Fernandez, Principal Program Manager Microsoft

Secure your SQL Server infrastructure and your Windows installations to enhance resiliency and minimize exposure to attacks, all without touching a single line of code! n this session, you will learn about Transparent Data Encryption, IPSec, Database Firewalls, Contained Databases and many other technologies that help you lock down your systems and close attack vectors. This talk puts great emphasis on the biggest threat to your database: SQL injection, offering many remediation techniques to prevent such attacks. During the demos, you will learn techniques to deal with vendors who require SA accounts to run their applications. Protect your SQL Servers without having to wait for your Developers or Vendors to make changes!

About Argenis:
Argenis Fernandez is a Principal Program Manager with the Microsoft Databases Systems team based in Redmond, WA. He has worked with SQL Server since 1998 and enjoys working with large SQL Server farms, busy databases, performance troubleshooting, high availability, disaster recovery, best practices, and PowerShell scripting. Previously Argenis worked as a Principal Architect for Pure Storage, as a Lead Database Operations Engineer at SurveyMonkey, and Senior Consultant on SQL Server Core for Microsoft Consulting Services. In 2013 he founded the Security Virtual Chapter for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) (http://security.sqlpass.org). He also handled the SQLSaturday portfolio for PASS as part of its Board of Directors for the calendar year 2016. Argenis is a SQL community enthusiast and speaks frequently at major SQL Server conferences, including the PASS Summit, PASS SQL Rally, IT/Dev Connections, SQLBits, and TechEd. He is also a Microsoft Certified Master on SQL Server, an avid Twitter user (you can follow him at @DBArgenis), and occasional blogger on SQL Server topics at www.0xSQL.com. He also blogged on more storage related topics at https://blogs.purestorage.com/blogs/Argenis .

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