Oracle Announces Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall
Unifies Database Activity Monitoring and Audit Data Analysis With
New, Single Streamlined Product
REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/12/12 -- Oracle (NASDAQ:
-- Continuing its commitment to delivering the most complete portfolio of
database security solutions for the enterprise, Oracle today announced
the availability of Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall, the
industry's only product to effectively protect Oracle and non-Oracle
databases, by monitoring network traffic and analyzing audit data.
-- Merging the core capabilities of proven Oracle Audit Vault and Oracle
Database Firewall products, the new Oracle Audit Vault and Database
Firewall product expands protection beyond Oracle and third party
databases with support for au
diting the operating system, directories
and custom sources.
-- Delivering Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall in a new software
appliance-based platform accelerates enterprise-wide deployments and
-- Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall serves as a critical
detective and preventive control to protect against the abuse of
legitimate access to databases responsible for almost all data
breaches and cyber attacks.
-- Part of Oracle's comprehensive portfolio of database security
solutions, Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall complements Oracle
Advanced Security and Oracle Database Vault.
-- Oracle Database Security solutions provide customers with the most
comprehensive and advanced security offerings that help reduce the
costs and complexity of securing their business information across the
Expanded Protection and Effective Auditing
-- Key features of the new Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall
-- Database Activity Monitoring and Firewall: SQL Traffic monitoring
of all certified versions of Oracle and third party databases
including Microsoft SQL Server, SAP Sybase, IBM DB2, and MySQL; a
unique approach to SQL grammar analysis to reduce millions of SQL
statements into "clusters" for unrivaled accuracy and scalability;
and easy to create whitelists, blacklists and exception lists to
better detect unauthorized database activity including SQL
-- Expanded Enterprise Auditing: Capabilities to collect,
consolidate, and manage native audit and event logs from Oracle
and third party databases; additional support for collecting and
consolidating audit and event logs from Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Active Directory, Oracle Solaris and Oracle Automatic
Storage Management Cluster File System, as well as XML and
table-based audit sources through XML-based Audit Collection
-- Consolidated Reporting and Alerting: Consolidated, centralized
repository for all audit and event logs to be analyzed in
real-time against pre-defined policies; unprecedented visibility
into stored procedure execution, recursive SQL and operational
activities; dozens of built-in reports to meet compliance
requirements; and powerful alerting capabilities including
multi-event alerts and alert thresholds.
-- "Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall is not just an integration
of two existing products," said Vipin Samar, vice president of
Database Security Product Development, Oracle. "This is a new product
that provides a unified monitoring and auditing platform that goes
beyond databases. Customers no longer have to choose between security
and compliance -- they can now have a product that lets them achieve
both easier and at a lower cost."
-- "We currently use Oracle Database Firewall to secure Oracle and SQL
Server databases and ensure we protect sensitive data in our
environment," said John-Thomas Gaietto, manager, IT Security &
Compliance, SquareTwo Financial. "We are excited to see Oracle merge
the capabilities of two products into a single unified product that
provides us the security intelligence platform we need to run our
-- "Combining both Oracle Audit Vault and Oracle Database Firewall is a
logical step -- it combines the real-time analytics and the ability to
do ex-post and forensic analytics on database activities," said Martin
Kuppinger, founder and principal analyst at Kuppinger-Cole. "Oracle
also raises the bar with its broad support for heterogeneous database
ronments. We recommend evaluating this new offering as the
baseline solution for database security."
-- Introducing Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall Webcast
-- About Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall
-- About Oracle Database Security
-- About Oracle Database 11g
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