Operational Security

Defending Databases

Course Learning Objectives

  • In this course, you’ll learn about the vulnerabilities that affect your databases. We’ll cover a variety of techniques for securing your databases against such vulnerabilities as SQL injection, buffer overflows, protocol vulnerabilities, and more. We’ll also learn some best practices for managing a database to keep it and our data safe.


Because databases and their functionality are so diverse, this course is going to focus on important principles and best practices that you can use no matter which product you use. Topics to be covered are about authorizations and authentication, injection attacks, securing sensitive data, logging and auditing, backup and recovery and several attack types such as buffer overflow or protocol vulnerabilities.


Database Administrators/Database Developers

Time Required

Tailored learning - 60 minutes total

DAT101S - Defending Databases

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