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This article is part of the October 2008 issue of Security 7 Award winners sound off on key information security issues
VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT AppDetectivePro REVIEWED BY MIKE CHAPPLE Application Security Inc. Price: $900 per database instance annual subscription fee AppDetectivePro fills a critical niche that goes beyond conventional vulnerability scanners, performing "deep dive" inspections of database configuration to identify security issues. It's ideal for internal and external auditors, security professionals, consultants and others who need to perform on-the-fly database vulnerability assessments. Policy Control B AppDetectivePro supports Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2, Sybase and MySQL. The subscription fee includes a comprehensive collection of predefined security checks for each platform. The checks are updated only monthly, which could mean a significant lag between discovery of a serious flaw and the ability to detect it. Users may augment the built-in policies with custom checks written in SQL. Configuration/Management A Installation and initial configuration is straightforward. The software uses a standard installation wizard and works best when ... Access >>>
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