Tags : #sqlserver

24

May

Now Available:  Guide for enhancing privacy and addressing GDPR requirements with the Microsoft SQL platform

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2017/05/24/now-available-guide-for-enhancing-privacy-and-addressing-gdpr-requirements-with-the-microsoft-sql-platform/Source: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2017/05/24/now-available-guide-for-enhancing-privacy-and-addressing-gdpr-requirements-with-the-microsoft-sql-platform/   Data privacy and data security have become one of the most prominent topics in organizations in almost every industry across the globe. New regulations are emerging that formalize requirements around these topics, and compel organizations to comply. READ MORE

02

May

Threat Detection in Azure SQL Database is now Generally Available

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2017/05/02/threat-detection-in-azure-sql-database-is-now-generally-available/Source: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2017/05/02/threat-detection-in-azure-sql-database-is-now-generally-available/   We are excited to announce that Threat Detection is now Generally Available in Azure SQL Database. Threat Detection detects anomalous activities indicating unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit databases. Threat Detection leverages machine learning READ MORE

02

May

Newly created Azure SQL databases will be encrypted at rest by default

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2017/05/02/newly-created-azure-sql-databases-will-be-encrypted-at-rest-by-default/Source: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2017/05/02/newly-created-azure-sql-databases-will-be-encrypted-at-rest-by-default/   Earlier today, we announced that all new Azure SQL databases will be encrypted with Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) by default, to make it easier for everyone to benefit from encryption at rest. The change in default will READ MORE

25

Apr

Certificate-based authentication for Azure SQL DB using Azure Active Directory with recent Azure RM PowerShell version

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2017/04/25/certificate-based-authentication-for-azure-sql-db-using-azure-active-directory-with-recent-azure-rm-powershell-version/Source: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2017/04/25/certificate-based-authentication-for-azure-sql-db-using-azure-active-directory-with-recent-azure-rm-powershell-version/   This is a new version of the previous blog on Token-based authentication (see https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2016/02/09/token-based-authentication-support-for-azure-sql-db-using-azure-ad-auth/ ) updated to accommodate recent Azure RM PowerShell version. The certificate-based authentication allows to use a local certificate that can be registered with READ MORE

23

Feb

Blob Auditing in Azure SQL Database is Generally Available
Blob Auditing in Azure SQL Database is Generally Available

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2017/02/23/blob-auditing-in-azure-sql-database-is-generally-available/Source: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2017/02/23/blob-auditing-in-azure-sql-database-is-generally-available/   We are excited to announce that SQL Blob Auditing is now Generally Available in Azure SQL Database. Blob Auditing tracks database events and writes audited events to an audit log in your Azure Storage account. Auditing can help maintain regulatory compliance, READ MORE

04

Jan

Getting Started with Always Encrypted using PowerShell
Getting Started with Always Encrypted using PowerShell

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2017/01/04/getting-started-with-always-encrypted-using-powershell/Source: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2017/01/04/getting-started-with-always-encrypted-using-powershell/   In the previous articles from the Always Encrypted blog series, we demonstrated how to configure Always Encrypted using SQL Server Management Studio. In this article, we will show you how to configure Always Encrypted from the command READ MORE

13

Dec

Parameterization for Always Encrypted – Using SSMS to Insert into, Update and Filter by Encrypted Columns

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2016/12/13/parameterization-for-always-encrypted-using-ssms-to-insert-into-update-and-filter-by-encrypted-columns/Source: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlsecurity/2016/12/13/parameterization-for-always-encrypted-using-ssms-to-insert-into-update-and-filter-by-encrypted-columns/   SQL Server  Management Studio 17.o (the next major update of SSMS, currently available as a Release Candidate) introduces two important capabilities for Always Encrypted: Ability to insert into, update and filter by values stored in encrypted columns from a READ MORE

03

Aug

Looking for your biggest career opportunity at Microsoft?

Are you looking for your biggest career opportunity at Microsoft? It’s an exciting time to become part of the Cloud and Enterprise team in the Enterprise Partner Group (EPG). As Global Technical Lead for Data Platform I am excited about READ MORE

10

Jul

Announcing Spark for Azure HDInsight public preview
Announcing Spark for Azure HDInsight public preview

From Data Plaform Blog: Lighting up interactive insights on big data By T. K. “Ranga” Rengarajan, corporate vice president, Data Platform Today, we’re announcing the public preview of Spark for Azure HDInsight and the upcoming general availability of Power BI READ MORE

09

Jul

Datazen Publisher for Windows 7 Preview now available
Datazen Publisher for Windows 7 Preview now available

From Data Plaform Blog: We are pleased to announce the availability of Datazen Publisher for Windows 7 Preview. Datazen Publisher is the single point for creation and publishing of rich, interactive visualizations. You can simply connect to the Datazen Server READ MORE