Category Archives : Security

Pitching Pebbles – Using Certificates to Grant Privileges

I’m sure you’ve heard the story by Stephen Covey about the professor that fills a jar with rocks, pebbles, and sand as a metaphor for time management and prioritization. I’d relate it here, but I think this video is much more fun. Obviously this metaphor applies to all aspects of our lives, but we can […]

SQL Server A to Z – Kerberos

Some letters get all the love. Take ‘C’ for example. You’ve got collation, clustering, compression, constraints, change data capture… Colleen. And what about ‘A’? Atomnicity, authentication, automation, auditing, Azure, and so on. But not ‘K’. What does poor little ‘K’ get? Kill? Keywords? Meh. So today I’m talking about Kerberos. I’ll tell you a little […]