Guardium Helps Stop DB Leaks

Guardium, the database security company, announced the industry's first comprehensive solution for database leak prevention

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

April 10, 2007

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WALTHAM, Mass. -- Guardium, the database security company, today announced the industry’s first comprehensive solution for database leak prevention. The new offering, called Guardium DBLP, is the only solution that automatically locates and classifies sensitive information in corporate databases, and prevents unauthorized or suspicious use based on proactive, real-time policies and continuous comparisons to normal activity.

Unlike monitoring tools that only inspect inbound database commands, Guardium DBLP identifies unauthorized or suspicious actions by monitoring traffic both to and from database servers. This allows Guardium’s solution, for example, to immediately identify a database query that returns thousands of credit card numbers, thereby deviating from normal operations.

"The industry has not previously had effective tools to monitor information flowing from sensitive database repositories," said Trent Henry, Senior Analyst, Burton Group. "A combination of regulatory and consumer trust concerns now makes this a critical part of the enterprise security architecture."

Guardium DBLP is the second in a series of visionary solutions built upon Version 6.0 of the Guardium platform, the most widely-deployed solution for database activity monitoring, security, and auditing. Version 6.0 represents a significant leap forward for the industry, providing intelligent next-generation technologies that increase protection while leveraging automation and sophisticated data mining techniques to reduce manual efforts. The first offering, called Change Control Solution for Databases, was announced at the RSA Conference 2007. Additional functionality for Version 6.0 will be announced later this quarter.

Guardium Inc.

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