Security and Protection (Database Engine)

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

Small File Folder Icon Security Overview

     Securing SQL Server

Small File Folder Icon Identity and Access Control

     Principals (Database Engine)

     Server-Level Roles

     Database-Level Roles

     Credentials (Database Engine)


Small File Folder Icon Secure Deployment

     Choose an Authentication Mode

     Surface Area Configuration

     TRUSTWORTHY Database Property

Small File Folder Icon Secure Operation

     Password Policy

     Strong Passwords

     SQL Server Encryption

     SQL Server Certificates and Asymmetric Keys

     SQL Server Audit (Database Engine)