PRO+ Premium Content/Information Security magazine

Thank you for joining!
Access your Pro+ Content below.
May 2010

Database activity monitoring keeps watch over your data

Database activity monitoring (DAM) has emerged as a powerful and effective tool for security and compliance. By design, DAM technologies have the ability to monitor all database activity, including administrators, and alert on policy violations. These features enable compliance controls, operations monitoring and data protection not otherwise possible, and does so without interfering with business processes. While the promise to advance security and compliance is significant, not all tools are created equal, with fundamental differences in architectures, database support, blocking capabilities and performance. We'll discuss the business use cases, explore the inner workings of these tools, and make recommendations on evaluating, purchasing, and deploying database activity monitoring. We'll provide a definition for DAM that explains how it differs from database auditing and intrusion prevention systems, and then illustrate these difference in applied use cases for compliance and security tasks. We will then drill into the ...

Access this PRO+ Content for Free!

By submitting your email address, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant topic offers from TechTarget and its partners. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Contact TechTarget at 275 Grove Street, Newton, MA.

Safe Harbor

You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in the United States, and that you have read and agree to the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.

Features in this issue

  • The banking malware scourge

    Criminals are using the Zeus banking Trojan and other malware to hijack online business banking accounts.

Columns in this issue