October 31, 2003

Put Your Sensitive DB2 Data Under Lock and Key

ackers are trying to find some way to get into your database. If you think they’re not, you’re just deluding yourself. The news stories about compromised credit card numbers are proof that the best way to lose face with your customers is to let a hacker steal their sensitive data.

Coordinate Your DTS Tasks, Part I: “After the Fact” Data Updates

he version of DTS in SQL Server 2000 provides a bundle of pre-packaged tasks. Most are dedicated to moving data, but some are specific to SQL Server maintenance. The data tasks facilitate moving information between database servers (not limited to SQL Server), or moving other file types from FTP or