How to Securely Connect to Your Azure Sql Database?

This post was first published at Medium The topic of #cybersecurity has been hot recently, especially when it comes to databases where data is stored. This article summarizes some best practices and options related to network security setup for Azure SQL. Now, let’s start! First, let’s look at a common use case for Azure SQL. Suppose we have a VM on Azure, in order to be able to connect to Azure SQL Database from this VM, the Azure cloud provides 4 options for us.