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 happen gradually by region. Visit the Azure Service Updates blog to learn more about this recent update…. Read more

Feature Spotlight: Transparent Data Encryption (TDE)

As more and more businesses go digital and towards the cloud, security is more important than ever. We’re not all security experts, but with the responsibility we assume as businesses to be entrusted with protecting our customer’s data, it’s essential that we understand the basics of how we secure data. Security only works when you… Read more

SQL Server Connector for Azure Key Vault is Generally Available

Starting today, the SQL Server Connector for Azure Key Vault is Generally Available! The SQL Server Connector is an Extensible Key Management (EKM) Provider that enables SQL Server to use Azure Key Vault as a place to protect and manage SQL encryption keys. This means that you can use your own encryption keys for SQL… Read more

SQL Server Connector Public Preview Update

A new update of the SQL Server Connector is available! The SQL Server Connector is currently in public preview, and we’ve worked hard in the last few months to create a more lightweight and more secure SQL Server Connector. It no longer runs as a service, and we’ve simplified it down to a single DLL…. Read more