I have a dedicated windows web server hosted by oneandone.co.uk
I've installed SQL server express and have an Access Project Database connected to the SQL database remotely, It all works suprisingly well across the open internet.
Obviously I'm concerned about the security aspect. I have it currently set so the user has to enter their Username and Password to login to the Database. Are there other ways of making it more secure by possibly tying it to the users mac address or some other method. I can't use an IP address because most users will not have a fixed IP address. I can set a different port number instead of the default 1433 but it is still an open port.
Any suggestions greatly received.