Information Technology

Gartner Glossary

Database Audit and Protection (DAP)

Database audit and protection (DAP) tools provide comprehensive security for relational database management systems (RDBMSs). DAP tools have their roots in the basic monitoring capabilities of database activity monitoring (DAM) tools. In response to expanded client requirements, vendors have added additional capabilities, such as data discovery and classification, threat and vulnerability management, application-level analysis, intrusion prevention and activity blocking, and identity and access management analysis.

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