Database Security & Management

This course provides comprehensive coverage of database security and management principles and practices. Participants will learn how to design, implement, and maintain secure and efficient database s...

Delivery Method: Instructor-Led Training

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This course provides comprehensive coverage of database security and management principles and practices. Participants will learn how to design, implement, and maintain secure and efficient database systems while addressing security concerns, compliance, and best practices.

Course Objectives

  • Explore the concepts and principles of databases, including data models, normalization, and relational database management systems (RDBMS).
  • Learn about the various security threats and vulnerabilities that databases face.
  • Implement security measures such as access controls, authentication, authorization, and encryption.
  • Develop strategies for protecting sensitive data and ensuring compliance with data privacy regulations (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA)
  • Gain hands-on experience in database creation, maintenance, and optimization.
  • Explore database design best practices to improve efficiency and performance.
  • Master backup and recovery techniques to prevent data loss.
  • Implement database monitoring and auditing tools and techniques.
  • Identify and respond to abnormal database activities and potential security breaches.
  • Learn strategies for ensuring high availability of databases through redundancy and failover mechanisms.
  • Develop disaster recovery plans to minimize downtime and data loss in case of emergencies.
  • Understand the challenges and benefits of managing databases in cloud environments.
  • Explore popular cloud-based database services and their security considerations.
  • Optimize database performance through indexing, query optimization, and resource management.

Course Outline

Course Outline For Database Security & Management

Introduction to Database Security and Management

  • Overview of Database Management Systems (DBMS)
  • Importance of Database Security
  • Key Security Concepts

Database Architecture and Design

  • Relational Database Basics
  • Entity-Relationship Modeling
  • Normalization
  • Schema Design

Data Privacy and Compliance

  • Data Privacy Regulations (e.g. GDPR HIPAA)
  • Compliance and Auditing
  • Data Classification and Sensitivity

Access Control and Authentication

  • User Authentication and Authorization
  • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Security Policies and Permissions

Encryption and Data Masking

  • Data Encryption Methods
  • Data Masking Techniques
  • Encryption Key Management

Database Auditing and Monitor

  • Database Auditing Features
  • Real-time Monitoring
  • Log Analysis and Alerts

Database Backup and Recovery

  • Backup Strategies
  • Recovery Techniques
  • Disaster Recovery Planning

Database Performance Tuning

  • Identifying Performance Bottlenecks
  • Query Optimization
  • Indexing and Caching

Secure Coding Practices

  • SQL Injection Prevention
  • Input Validation
  • Application Layer Security

Case Studies and Practical Exercises

  • Hands-on Labs and Exercises
  • Analyzing Security Scenarios
  • Building a Secure Database

Best Practices and Emerging Trends

  • Industry Best Practices
  • Cloud Database Security
  • Big Data and NoSQL Databases

Final Projects and Presentation

  • Group or Individual Projects
  • Presentation and Evaluation

Course Delivery Format

Instructor-led presentations, Hands-on exercises and lab session, Cases studies and real world scenarios, Group discussions and knowledge sharing.

Course Prerequisites

Participants should have a basic understanding of database technology. Familiarity with operating systems and general IT knowledge is recommended.

Career Path

  • Database Architect
Career Path

Target Audience

  • IT Professionals
  • Database Administrators

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What is the structure of The course?

The course is broken down into individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.

Is there a Certificate of completion?

Upon completion of your training course, you will receive a Certificate of completion displaying your full name, course completed as well as the date of completion. You can print this out or save it digitally to showcase your accomplishment.

Is there any downloadable course materials or transcript?



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