In this report, Gartner writes that "Database audit and protection (DAP) represents an evolutionary advance in database activity monitoring tools." DAP suites provide comprehensive, cross-platform support in heterogeneous database environments to protect sensitive data from inappropriate use. Organizations are increasingly concerned with optimizing database security and mitigating risks associated with database vulnerabilities. And, the need to meet compliance requirements is pressuring organizations to adopt more aggressive and expansive data controls. Read the analyst report and learn how you can leverage the core capabilities of a DAP solution for better database security.