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Data Breach Protection: From a DB2 Perspective (E09)

Topic: Cross Platform DB2 for z/OS & LUW

Subtopic: 2008

DATE: 2008-10-15 (09:30 - 10:30)
SPEAKERS: Craig Mullins (NEON Enterprise Software)

Anyone who has been paying attention lately knows at least something about the large number of data breaches that have been in the news. Data breaches and the threat of lost or stolen data will continue to plague organizations until comprehensive plans are enacted to combat them. Although many of these breaches have not been at the database level, some have, and more will be unless better data protection policies and procedures are enacted on operational databases.This presentation will provide an overview of the problem, providing examples of data breaches, their associated cost, and series of best practices for protecting your valuable production data. Attend Craig's presentation and avoid having your company's name splashed on the front page because you did not adequately protect your databases.

EXP. LEVEL: Intermediate


Understand the various laws that have been enacted to combat data breaches and the trends toward increasing legislation

Learn how to calculate the cost of a data breach based on industry best practices and research from leading analysts

Gain knowledge of several best practices for managing data with the goal of protecting the data from surreptitious or nefarious access (and/or modification)

Learn about the available techniques for securing, encrypting, and masking data to minimize exposure of critical data

Uncover new data best practices for auditing access to database data and for protecting data stored for long-term retention

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