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Azure Defender for SQL Server

Microsoft
Azure Defender for SQL includes functionality for surfacing and mitigating potential database vulnerabilities, and detecting anomalous activities that could indicate a threat to your database.

Azure Defender for SQL Server

Microsoft

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Azure Defender for SQL includes functionality for surfacing and mitigating potential database vulnerabilities, and detecting anomalous activities that could indicate a threat to your database.

SQL vulnerability assessmentA database scanning service that can discover, track, and help you remediate potential database vulnerabilities. It provides visibility into your security state, and includes actionable steps to resolve security issues and enhance your database fortifications.

SQL advanced threat protectionDetects anomalous activities indicating unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit your SQL server.
It continuously monitors your database for suspicious activities and provides action-oriented security alerts on anomalous database access patterns. Advanced Threat Protection alerts provide details of the suspicious activity and recommend action on how to investigate and mitigate the threat.

*Requirements SQL Server version 2012 on Windows NT 6.1 and above are the supported versions are the supported versions.
The solution might require a manual restart to the SQL Server. If it is indeed required, the information will appear in the event log.