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Security Center for SQL Server Database Engine and Azure SQL Database
 

This page provides links to help you locate the information that you need about security and protection in the SQL Server Database Engine and Azure SQL Database.

Authentication: Who are you?

Authorization: What can you do?

Encryption: Storing Secret Data

Connection Security: Restricting and Securing

Auditing: Recording Access

Who Authenticates?                         

 

Where Authenticated?

 

Using Other Identities

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Granting, Revoking, and Denying Permissions

 

Security by Roles

 

Restricting Data Access to Selected Data Elements

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Encrypting Files                           

 

Encrypting Sources

 

Column, Data & Key Encryption

Firewall Protection                        

 

Encrypting Data in Transit

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Automated Auditing                         

 

Custom Audit

 

Compliance

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Links to Specific Related Topics
Small File Folder Icon Authentication: Who are you?

Who Authenticates? (Windows or SQL Server)

Authenticate at the master database (Logins and database users)

Authenticate at a user database

Using Other Identities

Small File Folder Icon Encryption: Storing Secret Data

Encrypting Files

Encrypting Sources

Column, Data and Key Encryption

Small File Folder Icon Authorization: What can you do?

Granting, Revoking, and Denying Permissions

Security by Roles

Restricting Data Access to Selected Data Elements

Small File Folder Icon Connection Security: Restricting and Securing

Firewall Protection

Encrypting Data in Transit

Small File Folder Icon Auditing: Recording Access

Automated Auditing

Custom Audit Implementation

Small File Folder Icon Compliance

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