Given the ever-expanding role of a SQL Server database administrator in today’s security landscape, it’s critical to know how to keep data secure. In this course, part of the SQL Server Database Administration series, 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. You’ll 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, and Encrypting Data. You will learn how to secure data in SQL Server 2016, SQL Server v.Next on Linux, and Azure SQL Databases.