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SoftTree Technologies Releases Enterprise Version of DB Audit

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SoftTree Technologies, Inc. has announced immediate availability of DB Audit Expert 2.7. This new version extends multi-vendor database support with advanced security auditing solutions for Microsoft SQL Server and IBM DB2.

It is also packaged with the new Alert Center server capable in a real time to detect anomalous database activities, discover database access patterns and security vulnerabilities. DB Audit Expert solutions provide complete access control and real-time actionable information required for effective enterprise-wide database security operations and IT governance requirements for Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, and Sybase environments.

Safeguarding valuable corporate data is becoming an increasing priority for enterprises . While most security products deal with protecting the perimeter of a corporate information infrastructure, the most serious intrusions come from internal sources that are difficult to audit.

That is why DBMS security has become increasingly important, SoftTree says, with increased intrusions and regulatory requirements. DB Audit Expert offers a comprehensive battle-proven approach to database security focused on protecting both database access and data. What makes DB Audit even more attractive as a database security solution is its transparent support for heterogeneous application/database environments and the breadth of applications for database security, privacy and data auditing applications alike.

While most databases have built-in audit utilities, they are complex and not flexible enough to meet corporate auditing requirements. As a result, native database auditing utilities are often disabled. If they have been enabled, they usually are set to track a small subset of all the events required to meet corporate security policy due to a fear of creating performance problems or disk storage overhead. Logged audit events are rarely reviewed because the data are cryptic and too voluminous to be useful.

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ISSJ News Desk 09/21/05 01:56:10 AM EDT

Calling it an extension of its leadership in the database security tools market, SoftTree Technologies, Inc. announced immediate availability of DB Audit Expert 2.7. This new version extends multi-vendor database support with advanced security auditing solutions for Microsoft SQL Server and IBM DB2.

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