Gartner Research

The Future of Database Activity Monitoring

Published: 22 June 2010

ID: G00201585

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Wheatman


Database activity monitoring has historically been offered in the form of stand-alone point solutions, but the market for this security technology is changing rapidly. A detailed understanding of the evolving approaches is essential to making the right purchasing and implementation decisions.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • The Current State of DAM
  • Four Emerging Approaches to DAM — and Traditional DAM-Only Offerings
    • Data/Information Governance
    • Enterprise Data Security
    • Database Security Management
    • Enterprise Security Monitoring
    • Stand-Alone DAM
  • Choosing an Appropriate Approach to DAM

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