Data security solutions helps private and public organizations mostly to secure their critical information, protect networks from intruders, securely control email and web gateways in both directions, stopping viruses and spam, prevent data leakage through gateways and manage the weakest link- users their PC’s, laptops, gadgets, emails, private and financial data and much more.

The business is 100% IT security focused that includes data, endpoint, network, mobile, applications, identity, cloud security and security management. Some of the data security solutions are:

Financial Data Protection for Secure Transactions

SafeNet is the market leader in financial data security for the world’s largest financial institutions protecting over 80% of the world’s fund transfers, providing transaction security for five of the world’s largest central …

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SQL injection is a code injection technique used to attack data driven applications. This occurs when   malicious SQL statements are inserted into an entry field for execution. SQL injections must always exploit a security vulnerability in an application’s software for example when a user input is either incorrectly filtered for string literal escape characters embedded in SQL statements or user input is not strongly typed and unexpectedly executed.




SQL injection is mostly known as an attack vector for websites but can be used to attack any type of SQL database. SQL injection is considered as one of the top rated attacks on Web Application Security. There are four main sub-classes of SQL injection they include:

  • Classic SQL
  • Blind
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Oracle Database Firewall is the first line of defense for database. It provides real-time monitoring of database activity on the network. Highly accurate SQL grammar-based technology is used to block unauthorized transactions hence enabling the blocking of internal and external attacks from reaching the database. Oracle Database firewall is easy to deploy, requiring no changes to the existing applications or databases.

Oracle Database Firewall creates a defensive wall around a database while enforcing and monitoring normal application behavior. It also ventures in the prevention of SQL injections attacks. Oracle Database Firewall prevents the access of sensitive application data using unauthorized SQL commands.

Oracle Database Firewall is a very reliable suite for the protection of a database it does this through …

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Applications managers SQL server monitoring features enables administrators to monitor the performance and availability of production databases. An SQL server performance tool is able to dig deep into your SQL server performance and retrieve metrics that can pinpoint and diagnose the elusive and annoying performance problems.

Rather than relying on windows’ PerfMon tool to give you the kind of performance data you require for enterprise level, SLA-bound database workloads it is always advisable to use an SQL server performance because they are able to provide enough information with the kind of extensive reporting that a third-party tool does. It is easy to maximize systems for the best end-user experience when you have the right tool for the job.         sql

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This involves the observation of actions in a database. Data activity monitoring tools capture and record database events in near real time, it also provides alerts about policy violations. This provides the much needed care for the database and helps in solving problems in case of any security breach.

Database activity monitoring can be accomplished through a combination of several methods, such as: network sniffing, reading of database audit logs or the system tables and memory scrapping.

Regardless of the methodology chosen, the data must be correlated in order to detect and get more accurate pictures of what is going on within a database. Vendor database Activity Monitoring tools can help in the correlation and provide the administration with the …

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Cyber-attack rates have been on the rise in recent times, and the need for protection of corporate networks cannot be overemphasized. Databases are the most common targets due to the fact that they contain valuable and sensitive information. Whether the data is financial or holds corporate secrets, there is always serious benefit to the hackers if they are able to access such information. The most common database security threats whether the internal or external are as follows:

1.    Excessive Privilege Abuse

When a user is granted database access privileges that exceed that which is required for their job functions. These privileges may be abused and used as an avenue for conducting devious acts in the system.

The solution for excessive …

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Database software platforms typically integrate basic audit capabilities but they often suffer from multiple weaknesses that limit or preclude deployment. This articles explains some of the major factors that would prevent the deployment of data audit in many business organizations as highlighted below:


1.    Lack of User Accountability

When a user uses a web application to access a database, the native audit mechanism have no awareness of specific user identities. Because of this user activity is associated with the web application account name. Therefore, when native audit logs reveal fraudulent database transactions, there is no link to the responsible user hence one can use someone else account to do wrong and not be found.

2.    Performance Degradation

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This is a cross-platform, high-performance solution that secures the databases and sensitive data in real time. It protects and defends the databases and sensitive data from external and internal security breaches. It is common for most companies to overlook their database security, which is the ultimate desire of any attacker who will definitely find it easy to access the organizations database that stores strategic business data either through an application defect or using direct network access.

Hence, because of all this, companies have to protect/ guard their database and sensitive information. This is to avoid losing trust of their customers by letting the attackers access their personal information.   Datasunrise database security suite comes in at this point, for it is …

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