The goal for this phase of the review is to identify vulnerabilities in the configuration of your SQL Server database server. For further background information about the issues raised by the review questions in this section, see Chapter 18.
To help focus and structure the review process, the review questions have been divided into the following configuration categories:
Patches and updates
Files and directories
Auditing and logging
SQL Server security
SQL Server logins, users, and roles
Check that your server is updated with the latest service packs and software patches. This includes service packs and patches for the operating system and SQL Server.
Make sure ...