About This Course
In today’s security landscape, and given the ever-expanding role of a SQL Server database administrator, it’s more important than ever to know how to keep your data secure. In this course, join the experts for a look at user authentication—who the users are—and authorization—what they are allowed to do. Plus, find out about auditing system access and data encryption, to make sure your data is properly secured. Examine these topics through the lenses of various platforms, comparing what they look like in SQL Server 2016, SQL Server v.Next on Linux, and Azure SQL Databases.
This computer science course introduces features and technologies for securing databases. Topics include:
- Authenticating Users and Connections
- Authorizing Users to Access Resources
- Auditing Access to Data
- Encrypting Data
Note: To complete the hands-on elements in this course, you will require an Azure subscription. You can sign up for a free Azure trial subscription (a valid credit card is required for verification, but you will not be charged for Azure services). Note that the free trial is not available in all regions. It is possible to complete the course and earn a certificate without completing the hands-on practices.