Auditing & monitoring Course

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

1 hour, 5 minutes

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.


Lab 10 - Audit logs - MongoDB

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Lab 9 - Audit SQL

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Lab 8 - Audit Windows logs

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Demo: Log auditing (NoSQL)

Video - 00:08:00

Demo log auditing on MongoDB (Lab 10).
Demo: Log auditing (RDMS)

Video - 00:08:00

Demo log auditing on SQL Server (Lab 9).
Demo: Windows log auditing (RDMS)

Video - 00:05:00

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

Video - 00:08:00

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

Video - 00:03:00

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

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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).

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