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Sneak Peek: DBA Security Advisor v2.0

On Wednesday, April 5 2017, we will be officially releasing DBA Security Advisor v2.0.

DBA Security Advisor is one of our most powerful tools for SQL Server. It features a rich set of security checks that can be used for running comprehensive risk assessments against your SQL Server instances. Every time an assessment is completed, DBA Security Advisor provides recommendations and where applicable, T-SQL scripts that can help you remediate the detected risks.

DBA Security Advisor for SQL Server - Screenshot
DBA Security Advisor: Dashboard (Enterprise Edition)
Examples of these security checks are:
  • - Login-Server Role Associations (i.e. find all the SysAdmins, etc.)
  • - Surface area features (i.e. xp_cmdshell, CLR Enabled, Database Mail XPs, etc.)
  • - Password policies
  • - Orphaned users
  • - Login auditing
  • - User:User credential check
  • - …and much more!
In the event you need to have some features enabled, which might be detected as security risks, the recommendation engine of DBA Security Advisor brings you awareness about them from the security aspect and it’s up to you to decide how to handle it.

DBA Security Advisor for SQL Server - Screenshot
DBA Security Advisor: Connect to Multiple SQL Server Instances (Enterprise Edition)
Besides the fact that DBA Security Advisor can be mainly used as a SQL Server risk assessment tool, it can be also used as a SQL Server administration tool. DBA Security Advisor answers questions like:
  • - What are the installed service packs for the selected SQL Server instances?
  • - What are the latest database backup times?
  • - Which are the service accounts for SQL Server Database Engine and SQL Server Agent?
  • - Are there any failed logins and if yes, which are they?
  • - Are there any orphaned database users?
  • - …and much more!
With DBA Security Advisor you can:
  • - Run risk assessments against your SQL Server instances, get recommendations and remediation scripts
  • - Get different information about your SQL Server instances that can help you with administration, migrations, and more.
DBA Security Advisor lets you work on multiple SQL Server instances and it is ideal for enterprise environments that have many installations of SQL Server. Especially in these types of environments, DBA Security Advisor makes the life of the SQL Server DBA easier.

DBA Security Advisor for SQL Server - Screenshot
DBA Security Advisor: Available Security Checks (Enterprise Edition)
What’s new in version 2.0:
  • - Brand New GUI: Now DBA Security Advisor is even more user-friendly
  • - Enhancements in Security Checks
  • - Faster Risk Assessment Engine
  • - Bug Fixes
So, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 please do join us celebrating the release of DBA Security Advisor v2.0!

From  April 5, 2017 to April 14, 2017 you can use the coupon code DBASECADVISORV2 at our secure online store with which you can receive a 20% discount for the Enterprise Edition of DBA Security Advisor v2.0.
DBA Security Advisor for SQL Server - Screenshot
DBA Security Advisor: Security Report (Enterprise Edition)