Learning Path

Database Security


  • What data requires elevated security Course — 00:34:57
    • K0003, K0004, K0260, K0261, K0262

      Data security is an important part of the modern workplace. This course explores data classification in a security context.

  • When is database security important Course — 00:11:39
    • K0004, K0278, K0419, K0420, K0421

      Explore the three states of data in the context of database security.

  • Why is database security necessary Course — 00:20:19
    • K0004, K0005, K0069, K0070, K0236, K0419, K0420

      A look at the importance of database security.

  • How to secure databases in use Course — 02:15:06
    • K0004, K0023, K0024, K0069, K0278, K0419, K0420, K0421, K0622, S0013, S0042, S0045, S0286

      In this course, you’ll explore the best methods to secure databases in use.

  • How to secure databases in motion Course — 01:15:58
    • K0004, K0023, K0024, K0069, K0278, K0419, K0420, K0421, K0622, S0013, S0042, S0045, S0286

      Explore the best ways to secure data in motion.

  • How to secure databases at rest Course — 01:04:34
    • K0004, K0023, K0024, K0069, K0278, K0419, K0420, K0421, K0622, S0013, S0042, S0045, S0286

      In this course, you’ll learn about securing databases and data at rest.

  • Auditing & monitoring Course — 01:04:33
    • K0003, K0004, K0043, K0090, K0120, K0180, K0198, S0085

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

  • Policies & procedures Course — 00:52:57
    • K0003, K0004, K0005, K0065, K0087, K0101, K0146, K0157, K0264, S0018, S0145

      A look at the importance of policies and procedures, as well as a quick examination of standards and change management.

  • Who’s responsible for data security? Course — 00:20:45
    • K0004, K0579

      In this course, you’ll explore the details of data security responsibility.

  • Database Security Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:30:30


What you will learn

The Database Security learning path gives a high-level view of rules and regulations, the NIST Framework and threats and vulnerabilities. This learning path also includes a more detailed view of database protection methods and labs for both a relational and a non-relational (NoSQL) cloud database, with labs and demos on data masking, column-level encryption, least privilege access management, auditing and more.

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

  • All-Source Analyst
  • Mission Assessment Specialist
  • Exploitation Analyst

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