Now in its 5th year, Master Skills University is the premier event for sharpening your skills and deepening your knowledge of IBM Security solutions, through demos, lectures, and labs built and delivered by our top global cyber experts. You’ll also have opportunities to ask questions, connect with fellow power users from around the world, and engage one-to-one with the teams who develop, deploy, and support your IBM Security products every day.
Guardium Agenda Topics (subject to change):
IBM Data Security Vision & Roadmap — Solution Roadmap & Strategic Direction Update: Understand the strategic direction for the Guardium Suite of Solutions
Guardium Data Protection Best Practices — Hear from Guardium SMEs on Tips and Tricks for maximizing your Guardium deployment
Guardium Data Protection Deployment Automation Options — Best practices for learning the automation options for deploying GDP components, including the deployment of appliances and agents and the use of APIs
Introduction to Guardium Insights — Join this session to learn how Guardium Insights can help simplify your Guardium deployment. We will cover architecture, they ways Red Hat Openshift can make your life easier and see Insights in action with a guided demo.
Hands On Lab: Guardium Data Protection Integration with QRadar — We will walk through how users can send alerts to QRadar via policies and send audit results too.
Session Level Policies Use Cases — Session-level policies create new possibilities for detecting suspicious behavior of users as well as security incidents. Our SME’s will provide an overview of session level policies and take us through use cases around this feature.
Guardium Advanced Analytics — Join this session to learn how customers are finding unknown threats with Guardium’s library of analytics, which include quick search outliers, risk spotter, threat detection analytics and outlier detection
Hands On Lab: Monitoring Cloud Datasources with Guardium Data Protection External Tap — You have data in the cloud. If this doesn’t pertain to you, how’s 2005? As data volume continues to grow—and malicious actors continue to try to infiltrate your cloud environment—it is critical that the sensitive data stored across your data sources is understood, protected, and continuously monitored. In this session, you will learn about the solutions behind the “modern data security” buzzword: how Guardium Data Protection employs advanced analytics and multiple data activity monitoring options to secure your cloud growth.
Real Time Trust Evaluator — Are you interested in ‘Trusted Connections’ that can actually be trusted? Join this session to learn how Guardium Data Protection analytics can dynamically assess connections and alert you if they are not to be trusted. Competitors say they can provide trusted connections, we can deliver the real thing.
Hands On Lab: Agentless Database Monitoring with Universal Connectors — Are you looking for a quick and simple way to add support for new data sources? The Guardium Universal Connector creates an easy to use, robust mechanism to add new data sources to Guardium. The Universal Connector supports filtering and parsing capabilities, on-premise and cloud platforms, and many data source types.
Discover & Classify — Enterprises are challenged with understanding where their data resides and whether it needs to be further protected. This session will cover how IBM Guardium can discover, classify, and catalog regulated structured and unstructured data residing on premises and cloud to uncover vulnerabilities.
Hands On Lab: Vulnerability Assessments — The Guardium Vulnerability Assessment solution is the first step in the security and compliance lifecycle management for any IT environment. In this session you will hear how easy it is to
create a security assessment scan and workflow audits to identify and detect database vulnerabilities in an automated fashion—proactively improving configurations and hardening infrastructures.
Birds of a Feather Breakout Sessions — Meet one on one with a Guardium SME of your choice.
Hands On Lab: Breaking the Security Barrier! Guardium Data Protection Analytics + Risk Spotter lab — In this lab created exclusively for this MSU, participants will learn how to leverage Guardium like a Security Analyst to get more value from your current install!! This session will highlight the security side of Guardium Data Protection by showcasing Risk Spotter and Active Threat Analytics to demonstrate how database activity can help diagnose threats. In addition, we will analyze and act on those threats to show how we can augment existing SOC processes with our information