Auditing & Monitoring - Database Security

In this course you’ll explore the intricacies of database and server log monitoring for the purpose of database security.

6 videos  //  35 minutes of training

Course description

Auditing and monitoring of both database and server logs can be crucial in uncovering malicious intent. Within log files, crucial information can be uncovered regarding failed login attempts and server performance. This lab will cover auditing logs and error handling, and include labs on log auditing.

Course syllabus

Methods of Auditing and MonitoringDuration: 2:54

Discuss different methods to audit and monitor databases (server audit log, database audit logs, activity log, change data control, error handling, access and privilege auditing).

Error Handling - Database SecurityDuration: 2:30

Discuss different methods of performing error handling and why it's important for database security.

Auditing Logs - Database SecurityDuration: 8:15

Discuss auditing logs (traditional and third-party tools).

Demo: Windows Log Auditing (RDMS)Duration: 4:48

Demo Windows log auditing and discuss what the logs mean (Lab 8).

Demo: Log Auditing (RDMS)Duration: 8:06

Demo log auditing on SQL Server (Lab 9).

Demo: Log Auditing (NoSQL)Duration: 8:00

Demo log auditing on MongoDB (Lab 10).

Meet the author

Monette Davis

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Monette Davis is a Microsoft-certified data professional with 15 years of experience in database administration, data architecture, data security and data visualization. Her background includes healthcare, service, retail and television industries, where she has participated in SOX audits, HIPAA regulation evaluations and disaster recovery and business continuity exercises. She has a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems and is currently working on her master’s in information systems.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to podcasts and having fun outdoors.

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