Database Security

Course Description

Databases have been growing both in size and complexity during the past few years. At the same time, new legal and compliance requirements have been introduced to protect personal and sensitive data.

This course will guide you through the steps to secure databases. It provides an overview of the current threat and compliance landscape for databases and highlights the importance of defining data inventory and data protection policy. Learners will get a thorough understanding of the best practices for database authentication and access control as well as the available database encryption methods. The course also provides guidelines on hardening databases and describes methods of auditing and monitoring.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the steps required to secure a database
  • Create a data protection policy
  • Follow best practices to control access to databases
  • Use the most efficient method for encrypting data in the databases
  • Harden databases according to best practices
  • Enable auditing and monitoring of databases
  • Compare different tools for managing third-party dependencies 


Delivery Format: eLearning

Duration: 1 Hour

Level: Beginner

Intended Audience

  • Architects
  • QA Engineers


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