Database Security

In the Database Security learning path you’ll learn about applicable rules and regulations and what it takes to protect sensitive data.

9 courses  //   44 videos  //   6 hours of training

Learn the ins and outs of database security

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.

Learning path components

Database Security Assessment
Assessment
Database Security Assessment

Database Security Assessment

See how your database security skills stack up against other professionals in your field.

Number of questions: 20

Who’s Responsible for Data Security?
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Who’s Responsible for Data Security?

Who’s Responsible for Data Security?

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

3 videos
21 minutes of training

What Data Requires Elevated Security?
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What Data Requires Elevated Security?

What Data Requires Elevated Security?

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

3 videos
35 minutes of training

When is Database Security Important?
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When is Database Security Important?

When is Database Security Important?

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

4 videos
13 minutes of training

Why is Database Security Necessary?
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Why is Database Security Necessary?

Why is Database Security Necessary?

A look at the importance of database security

3 videos
21 minutes of training

How to Secure Databases in Use
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How to Secure Databases in Use

How to Secure Databases in Use

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

10 videos
104 minutes of training

How to Secure Databases in Motion
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How to Secure Databases in Motion

How to Secure Databases in Motion

Explore the best ways to secure data in motion.

4 videos
57 minutes of training

How to Secure Databases at Rest
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How to Secure Databases at Rest

How to Secure Databases at Rest

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

5 videos
44 minutes of training

Auditing & Monitoring – Database Security
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Auditing & Monitoring – Database Security

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

Policies & Procedures – Database Security
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Policies & Procedures – Database Security

Policies & Procedures – Database Security

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

6 videos
53 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

  • Laws and regulations that impact database security
  • NIST protection guidelines that support database security
  • Methods for protecting data in use
  • Methods for protecting data in transit
  • Methods for protecting data at rest
  • Polies and procedures including security standards and disaster recovery

Who is this for?

  • Database administrators
  • Data team managers
  • Database architects
  • Security administrators

Meet the author

Monette Davis

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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