At Coeo we make heavy use of Ola Hallengren’s Maintenance Solution for configuring database backup, integrity check and index optimisation jobs. We use it because it’s great, and we presented on it at SQLBits last year.
As threat actors continue to find new and innovative ways to access environments, Microsoft move closer to the adoption of a Zero Trust security posture with layered and broad defences. They remain committed to sharing intelligence to protect the community.
Many SQL Server and Windows Updates were introduced in September and early October, including the latest Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2019, which addresses the snapshot issues introduced by CU7.
In March’s news, Microsoft releases 115 security updates on “Patch Tuesday” to address and resolve known security vulnerabilities within Windows operating systems and associated software – the biggest release in the company’s history. Besides this, there have been several SQL Server and Windows..
In January's news - researchers have uncovered an unsecured database in the cloud containing sensitive information belonging to thousands of British citizens and a number of High Street banks were forced to halt foreign currency exchange following a ransomware attack on travel money supplier..
In December’s news, there have been multiple data leaks after companies have failed to sufficiently secure their databases, as well as further advancements in AI, with it surpassing doctors in its ability to spot breast cancer from scans. Alongside this, there have been a number of SQL updates and..
In November's news - AI is being used by both those creating and protecting against spam mail and a company discovered it had been the victim of several hacking events over a two year period after it was alerted to a storage drive being filled by an archive file left by the hacker.
In October's news - AI usage continues to spread and evolve, malware attacks SQL 2012 and 2014, and critical security updates for Windows, SQL 2016, and SQL 2017 are released.
In September's news – one billion Google Calendar users have been exposed to a fake invite scam. A flaw allows cyber criminals to take advantage of a default setting that automatically adds invitations to a person’s Calendar when they are sent via email. Also, SQL Server Management Studio 18.3 now..
In August’s news – almost half a million Monzo users were asked to change their PIN after the company admitted to storing details in log files accessible to unauthorised staff. Also, critical Windows and SQL Server updates.