This is a tool that is capable of conducting database server security audit.
Secure SQL Auditor (SQA) is a SQL security software that conducts database server security auditing. Vulnerability assessment tools for SQL database server are also included. Scanning of multiple database servers is possible with this network based SQL security assessment tool. Assessing the vulnerabilities and threats in a SQL database server is a large task. By doing that assessment automatically, this audit tool could be a great help to the IT department personnel. The process becomes quite quick too. The administrators then will be able to close the threats related problems that can cause huge losses for an organization. The program is able to prescribe solutions to the vulnerabilities discovered. The utility looks into several critical issues like access rights, application integrity, weak passwords, misconfigurations, denial of service, system integrity, buffer overflow, audit policies, authentication controls, database roles, extended stored procedures, etc. The tool includes some 40 embedded database security tools, network security tools and computer security tools.
The reporting is quite flexible and it prepares comparative and easily understandable reports. Solutions are suggested for identified vulnerabilities. The interface should be easy enough for use by the IT administrator types. This tool is not for the newbies. MS SQL Server by itself is a sophisticated tool and experienced DBAs should be able to use this tool very effectively. This is a very good product. If you are looking for a similar solution, this is a good candidate for a trial in your exact set up.