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Don’t change your default SQL Server port for security reasons

Since we’re on a recent theme of revising long-held best practices that are not, here’s a timely one for you: Don’t change your default SQL Server port for security reasons. In SQL Server Configuration Manager, you can set a custom port for your SQL Server instance. If you’re running named instances, you might even find
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Is Transparent Data Encryption just security theatre?

I love theatre. In six months I am putting on two one-act plays for a local festival, because I don’t already have enough on my plate. Security theatre, on the other hand, I don’t like. It is security for the sake of appearances, that offers little to no solution to the problem it claims to
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