Skip to main content
Secure Development (Database Engine)

SQL Server has several mechanisms for code security. These mechanisms help administrators and developers to implement a secure code environment. This page provides links to the security information that you might need.

Securing SQL Server

Provides an overview of the process to help secure SQL Server, and how to work with users and securable objects.

Accessing and Changing Database Data

Explains the basics of working with SQL Server data.

Module Signing (Database Engine)

A digital signature is a data digest encrypted by using the private key of the signer. The private key ensures that the digital signature is unique to its bearer or owner. This topic provides information that explains how to sign a module of code.

Context Switching (Database Engine)

These topics explain the mechanisms that enable one user to act as another.