You can use SQL Audit to record changes to security, access to tables, and more to help you meet compliance requirements. In this article, Joshua Feierman explains how to set up the audit and collect the data in Azure Log Analytics when running SQL Server in an Azure VM.… Read more
SQL Server contains many built-in views and functions that can be used to understand what is going on “under the hood,” and security is no exception. In this article, Robert Sheldon explains the security related catalogue views, dynamic management views, and system functions.… Read more
Criminal activity is a growing menace on the internet. This inevitably means more diligence is required by legitimate users in the face of an increasingly sophisticated criminal threat. Robert Sheldon describes some of the emerging threats and risks.… Read more
Although Windows Azure can be used from the portal, it comes into its own once provisioning, deployments and maintenance can be automated or undertaken with specialized tools. To reach this stage, you need to understand Windows Azure Management Certificates. Mike Wood brings all this information into one article and guides you through the process. … Read more
Windows Azure Access Control Service can be used to integrate your application's authentication and authorization logic with whatever Identity providers you wish, as long as they support one of the security protocols that the service understands… Read more
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