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Guardium, the database security company, develops the most widely-used network solution for database security and auditing. By securing sensitive corporate information such as financial, customer, and employee data in real-time and automating change controls and compliance reporting. Named "Hot Pick" by Information Security magazine, and "Editor’s Choice" by SQL Server magazine, Guardium's SQL Guard family of network appliances continuously monitors and prevents unauthorized access to databases, performing deep packet inspection on all network traffic and detailed SQL linguistic analysis to detect or block specific commands based on policies (with specialized modules for SOX, PCI, Basel II, and data privacy laws). For more information, please visit

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  1. Guardium, Inc. 230 Third Avenue Waltham, MA 02451 USA Real-Time Solutions for Safeguarding Databases
  2. Agenda <ul><li>Guardium overview </li></ul><ul><li>Database activity monitoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Importance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s all about compliance…or is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problems Guardium solves </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SQL Guard overview </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Case Study </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. Corporate Background <ul><li>Founded in 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid customer acceptance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top 5 U.S. bank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Top 10 European financial institution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global consumer products manufacturer with 100,000+ employees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Top 5 independent oil & gas company in N.A. with $10B revenues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Top 5 individual life insurance direct provider </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, media, retail, government… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Member of IBM’s prestigious Data Governance Council </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships: Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, Sybase, EMC, HP </li></ul><ul><li>Recently announced investment by Cisco Systems and other investors </li></ul>
  4. Real-Time, Network-Based Database Security Protects sensitive information Enforces system access & change control policies Automates compliance monitoring & reporting
  5. SQL Guard Networks Applications Databases
  6. SQL Guard Networks Applications Databases Client IP Client host name Client OS MAC TTL Origin Failed logins Server IP Server port Server name Session SQL patterns Network protocol Server OS Timestamp Source programs ALL SQL commands Actual SQL Fields Objects Verbs DDL DML DB user name DB version DB type DB protocol Origin DB errors etc. Automatically filters and focuses
  7. Scalability for Distributed Environments
  8. <ul><li>A modular suite of integrated security applications that makes the impossible practical : </li></ul>SQL Guard Security Suite All without turning on database audit logging! SQL HealthGuard ™ SQL PolicyGuard ™ SQL AuditGuard ™
  12. Case Study: Improving DB Security for SOX <ul><li>WHO: Leading North American energy producer with $10B revenue & 6,000 employees </li></ul><ul><li>NEED: Quickly improve security of financial/ERP databases for SOX compliance </li></ul><ul><li>ENVIRONMENT: Large number of databases: Oracle, MS-SQL Server </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Running on Sun Solaris & MS Windows servers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RESULTS: Immediate proactive response to security incidents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Passing internal and external SOX audits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“… interactions with the SOX auditors were greatly simplified by using a purpose-built solution for database activity monitoring and auditing.” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced change controls: Real-time alerting whenever changes to specific tables are made; identify all users accessing database via application that only provides generic ID </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optimized ERP performance by identifying unresolved database errors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ROI: “Solid financial return” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ROI = 55% and payback period = 11 months </li></ul></ul>Commissioned case study
  13. Guardium, Inc. 230 Third Avenue Waltham, MA 02451 USA T: +1.781.487.9400 F: +1.781.487.7900 Contact Us: [email_address]