Jakub Szymaszek is a Program Manager working on security technologies for the Azure data platform. He has shipped multiple features in Azure SQL and SQL Server, including Azure Active Directory authentication, Transparent Database Encryption, Always Encrypted, and ledger. Jakub has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences, including Ignite, PASS Summit, SQL Bits, and Tech Summit.
Jakub Szymaszek's Sessions
An in-depth review of the latest advancements in authentication for Azure SQL and SQL Server 2022SQLBits 2023
In this deep-dive session, we will review the specific authentication features in Azure SQL and SQL Server 2022 such as multi-factor authentication, managed identities, support for on-behalf of authentication, and policy-based authentication methods management, etc. and show what makes AAD authentication superior to SQL Authentication. Furthermore, we will illustrate how these features can be configured to provide users of Azure SQL with the most secure, passwordless authentication experience.