Guardium

What's new in Guardium 11.0
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In this video, Shay Harel, Director of Data Security Engineering, explores the new features and updates in IBM Guardium v11. 

Topics include:

  • Upgrade
  • Active threat analytics
  • Risk spotter
  • Policy analyzer
  • Smart Assistant
  • CyberArk integration
  • Data protection for files (Sharepoint and NAS)       
  • Vulnerability Assessment enhancements
  • External STAP with Kubernetes
  • Monitor DBaaS without STAP
  • New platform support database
  • Miscellaneous updates

Overview of the IBM Guardium User Interface
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This course introduces  you to the Guardium interface and command line interface. You learn how to access common Guardium features and applications. You can use the Guardium command line interface (CLI) to automate and script functions that are frequently used. You learn how to search the CLI for commands and list applicable options.

In the lab, you explore the Guardium GUI and learn how to classify data in your database environment. You create a new classification policy that searches for credit card numbers and populates the Sensitive Objects group with the table name and column name for each detected incident. 

The lab environment reflects Guardium 10.5.

Franklin Almonte


IBM Guardium alerts: Database full troubleshooting

If the IBM Guardium database utilization reaches capacity, this is a critical situation and operations will fail.  There are many reasons why this could happen, and it is important to review these causes to prevent this problem. It is also imperative that you are alerted when there is a problem.

This course is a troubleshooting tool.  Depending on your situation, you will choose to take preventive steps to maintain the health of your Guardium environment and prevent this issue, or if you are experiencing symptoms your database is getting full, you will be guided through troubleshooting steps.

Topics covered in this course:

Appliance patch levels      
Auto stop services  
Alert notifications
Purge periods Policy tuning
Database percent used           
Top database tables
Aggregation / archive logs                          
Reports
Disk & Database Health Analyzer                          
Collectors S-TAPs



Objectives

  • Identify symptoms that indicate the Guardium database is getting full
  • Describe possible reasons the database utilization increases
  • Navigate through decision points to determine how to take preventive or corrective action
  • Troubleshoot based on the scenario you are experiencing
  • Prepare the required information to present to Guardium Technical Support, if needed 

Getting started with Guardium alerts

It is easy to use the predefined alerts in Guardium. In this course, you to learn about the different Guardium alert types and how to use them to monitor your Guardium ecosystem.

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Guardium Administrator

As a Guardium Administrator you will learn how to implement and manage data security solutions using IBM Guardium


Guardium Foundations

These courses introduce you to basic Guardium concepts

Deployment

These courses teach you how to deploy a central manager, aggregators, collectors, and S-TAP agents

Configuration

These courses teach you how to configure Guardium

Administration

These courses teach you how to administer and patch a Guardium environment

Troubleshooting

These courses teach you how to gather information on basic Guardium issues and work with support to remediate them

Commercial courses

Commercial courses cover a broad range of tasks that are described in the course summary of each course.

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Guardium User

As a Guardium User you will learn how to configure Guardium resources to discover, harden, monitor, and protect your database environment


Guardium Foundations

These courses introduce you to basic Guardium concepts

Configuration

These courses teach you how to configure Guardium

Vulnerability Assessment

These courses teach you how to discover vulnerabilities in your data environment

Commercial courses

Commercial courses cover a broad range of tasks that are described in the course summary of each course.

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Getting Started with Guardium

This roadmap outlines fundamental courses that are intended for someone new to IBM Guardium who will focus on deployment. These courses describe the architecture, explain deployment options, and help you to deploy. This roadmap also introduces the how to apply upgrades to Guardium, and work with certificates. It discusses the Guardium installation management (GIM) agent and discusses S-TAP deployment to database servers, as well as using Guardium to manage a database hosted in Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure.


Planning

These courses prepare the student to plan a Guardium deployment.

Deployment

These courses teach the student to deploy a Guardium environment.