Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Data Security in Windows Azure

Data Security in Windows Azure: Part 1
Explore the various methods and tools for securing your application data in Windows Azure including methods for securing Azure Storage accounts and data during the transition to the cloud. This video also covers protocols for securing requests to, and responses from, Azure Storage, platform-provided methods for ensuring data integrity, and cryptographic pubic key distribution between Azure roles and Azure Fabric Controller.

Data Security in Windows Azure: Part 2
Learn how to make your Azure Storage container and blob items URL-addressable in a secure fashion, including the setup of permission structure on the URLs, generating hashes to secure individual items and containers, expiration and revocation of storage hashes and keys, and auditing access to the store.

How to Configure SQL Azure Security
Familiarize yourself with security within SQL Azure with demonstrations on the creation of logins, databases and users and information about sys.sql_logins and sys.databases, which allow the display of logins and databases from the master database

How to Configure the SQL Azure Firewall
The Microsoft SQL Azure service prevents access to your SQL Azure server with the SQL Azure firewall. You can use the SQL Azure portal or master database to review and edit your firewall configuration. This topic describes how you can define firewall settings to specify which clients should have access to your SQL Azure server. For more information, see SQL Azure Firewall.

How to Configure the SQL Azure Firewall
The Microsoft SQL Azure service prevents access to your SQL Azure server with the SQL Azure firewall. You can use the SQL Azure portal or master database to review and edit your firewall configuration. This topic describes how you can define firewall settings to specify which clients should have access to your SQL Azure server. For more information, see SQL Azure Firewall.

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