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.

Jun 03 - Dec 20, 2024

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29 weeks

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  • 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.


Jun 3 - Dec. 20


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