April 3, 2013 — Dark Reading

If ever there were an “odd couple” tension of Oscar and Felix proportions within the IT operations community, it would be the mismatch between database administrators (DBAs) and the security pros tasked with managing risk on the data stores the DBAs keep humming. DBAs are “performance junkies,” according to John Kindervag, principal analyst for Forrester Research. Meanwhile, many IT security professionals came up through the ranks of network administration ranks and know very little of the arcane world of fields, tables, and queries. Read the article