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Gigamon U - Guardium Angel


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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).

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Gigamon U - Guardium Angel

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