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IDPA-Des Moines “Building a security dashboard in SQL Server”

October 11, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

The Des Moines associates of the Iowa Data Professionals will meet as usual on the second Monday of the month, October 11, 2021.

**This meeting will be 100% online, there will be no in person meeting **

You are welcome to join us at 5:30 PM Central Time (22:30 UTC) when our hosts will start the Microsoft Teams Meeting.

Attendees are encouraged to connect and participate in networking or general discussions. At 5:50 PM, we present Local Group Announcements.

At 6:00 PM Central Time (23:00 UTC) our featured Speaker, Ed Leighton-Dick, will present “Building a security dashboard in SQL Server”

Our meetings usually end by 7:30PM Central Time, followed by opportunities for Q/A to our Speaker Q/A or our Local Group Leadership.

Topic: “Building a security dashboard in SQL Server”

If you have a SQL Server, you need to secure it. But even the most robust security is useless if you're not monitoring it. How else would you know whether something has changed? Or whether something isn't working as expected? And frankly, for monitoring, you need a quick view of the data you've collected. Enter dashboards.

In this session, we'll discuss what information you need to collect from your SQL Servers to effectively monitor security. You'll also see how to build a simple security dashboard for your own use using Power BI.

Speaker Bio:

Ed Leighton-Dick is a Microsoft MVP, SQL Server performance and architecture specialist, and Founder/Principal Consultant of Kingfisher Technologies. He has been a frequent volunteer with PASS, including roles as regional mentor, chapter leader of I-380 PASS SQL Server User Group, and organizer of SQLSaturday Iowa City. Ed can often be found teaching sessions at local, regional, and national events, including user groups, SQLSaturday, and PASS Summit.


October 11, 2021
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Event Category:


Online event


Des Moines SQL Server Users Group (IASSUG)
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