Secure Development (Database Engine)

SQL Server has several mechanisms for code security. These mechanisms help administrators and developers to implement a secure code environment. This page provides links to the security information that you might need.

In This Section

  • Module Signing (Database Engine)
    A digital signature is a data digest encrypted by using the private key of the signer. The private key ensures that the digital signature is unique to its bearer or owner. This topic provides information that explains how to sign a module of code.

  • Context Switching (Database Engine)
    These topics explain the mechanisms that enable one user to act as another.

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