Access "Guardium SQL Guard 6.0 product review"
This article is part of the October 2007 issue of Tips from the 2007 Security 7 Awards
DATABASE SECURITY Guardium SQL Guard 6.0 REVIEWED BY JAMES C. FOSTER Guardium Price: Starts at $50,000 In an industry flush with products for securing the network perimeter, Guardium's SQL Guard 6.0 serves as an important addition for monitoring and managing connections to and from a wide variety of enterprise database products. SQL Guard continues to address one of the most typical database audit failure points. Most auditors will not issue a "pass" if you leverage a database's native logging features because they are owned and controlled by the groups you are trying to monitor (for example, DBAs should not be responsible for configuring and monitoring DBAs). SQL Guard ensures a system of checks and balances between the security and database engineering teams. The solution consists of local database agents, network-based appliances to passively gather traffic or to actively work as a firewall, and aggregation servers that collect and analyze data. Installation/Configuration B The preconfigured Linux-based 1U Dell appliances can be plugged directly... Access >>>
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