Increasing requirements for legislative compliance, fraud prevention, and cost reduction are forcing enterprises to evaluate their options for protecting critical data. Database auditing tools are becoming a major weapon to address such IT issues. This research note discusses:
- The primary benefits of database auditing.
- An overview of how database auditing works.
- Key considerations to ponder before implementing.
- Recommendations for determining if database auditing is a fit for the enterprise.
Such a technology may not be for every company however, so be sure to weigh the advantages of database auditing against the enterprise's level of risk.