Database audit is normally carried out so as to be aware of the actions of the users of databases. This is carried out often for security purposes. Auditing is an important aspect with regards to compliance and security programs. There are four database audit appliances that are used to create, collect and analyze database audits.


  1. Native Audit

Oracle, Sybase, Microsoft and IBM offer this appliance which captures the same data although in different variations. Here, the database system is used to store, report, sort and filter events. As much as the data is stored up within the database, it can still be exported to flat text files or even be sent as an XML data feed to various applications. The …

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