Guardium Data Protection - Monitoring data end to end (8G900XG-SPVC)


IBM Security® Guardium® Data Protection (Guardium) is a scalable data security platform that meets the demands of modern environments. It discovers and classifies sensitive data from across an enterprise, providing real time data activity monitoring and advanced user behavior analytics to help discover unusual activity around sensitive data. 

Guardium provides a broad range of data security and protection capabilities that can protect sensitive and regulated data across environments and platforms. This course provides the processes, procedures, and practices necessary to configure Guardium to monitor and protect sensitive data. 

This course is a subset of the 3-day course IBM Security Guardium Data Protection Foundations. Administrators who need in-depth Guardium training should enroll in 8G102G, which is instructor-led, or 8G102XG, which is self-paced.


This course is designed for database administrators, security administrators, and security analysts who are monitoring Guardium data.


Before taking this course, make sure that you have general knowledge of the Guardium Data Protection user interface.


  • Configure policy rules that process the information that is gathered from database and file servers
  • Create Guardium queries and reports to examine trends and gather data
  • Use Guardium alerts to monitor a data environment
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Course Outline

Unit 1: Policy management

Unit 2: Guardium reporting

Unit 3: Guardium alerts