Trustwave has announced the acquisition of AppSec. AppSec is highly regarded for their work in database security. For a quick overview on why visit this link and see the video embedded below:
Application Security, Inc. (AppSecInc) has pioneered database security, risk, and compliance solutions for the enterprise. AppSecInc empowers organizations to assess, monitor and protect their most critical database assets in real time, while simplifying audits, monitoring risk, and automating compliance requirements.
As the leading provider of cross platform solutions for the enterprise, AppSecInc's products – AppDetectivePro for auditors and IT advisors, and DbProtect for the enterprise – deliver the industry's most comprehensive database security solution.
The video here will help you learn top tips for protecting your corporate databases in this 3-minute tour of DbProtect. Using a best practice approach, DbProtect offers the most comprehensive database security and compliance solution on the market. Essential steps include:
1) Inventory databases to establish a baseline.
2) Eliminate vulnerabilities and misconfigurations to reduce risk.
3) Assess user privileges to reduce excessive rights and ensure separation of duties.
4) Monitor user activity using numerous security and compliance policies.
5) Respond quickly to breach attempts by blocking activity, sending alerts and more.
For more on Application Security Inc see: http://www.appsecinc.com/