About the Course

Learn database security principles and the most common security vulnerabilities faced by databases today, and an introduction to building secure applications in SQL Server. Begin with the study of principles and practices of implementing computer database security in modern businesses and industries, including database security principles, database auditing, security implementation, and database reliability. For the second part of the course, learn how to protect databases and preserve the integrity of an organization's data by configuring the security settings in SQL Server. Covers how to use built-in options on Microsoft platforms, including Azure AD, to secure database and network infrastructure. Learn about establishing users, assigning roles, and granting privileges. Find out how to prevent SQL Server from malicious injection by addressing vulnerabilities. Discover how to encrypt data at rest and in-transit. See how to build a robust security model for your applications. Additionally, learn how to encrypt connections and secure a network.

Feb 27 - Jun 19, 2023

Est. Tuition:
Learning Format:
17 weeks

Estimated Tuition





  • Eric A. Nielsen, M.H.A., CISSP, C|CISO, CCSP, HCISPP, CAP, CRISC, is the CEO of Defense In-Depth Cybersecurity, and specializes in cybersecurity curriculum content development. Mr. Nielsen has an established track record of accomplishments, demonstrating subject mastery and leading functional security teams in security operations, security engineering and architecture, access and identify management, threat and vulnerability management, and security risk and compliance.


Feb 27- Jun 19


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Additional information

This is a continuous enrollment course. This means that the course is open for the entire quarter, available to enroll in and begin at any time; however, from the DATE you ENROLL, you must complete the coursework by the last day of the course as stated on your enrollment verification. Enroll before December 12 and save 15%. Apply discount code WNTR15.