Thursday, August 23, 2007

On Database Security and Monitoring

Fun high-level paper on database security. Here is an interesting bit: "Analysts differ a bit in their recommendations, but generally suggest activity monitoring, which could give the most return on investment." While I cringe at this reference to "ROI," the comment itself makes sense. Database encryption lags and will continue to lag, while database activity logging and monitoring - slowly! - starts to rise ...

Dr Anton Chuvakin