With a growing number of internal and external attacks on corporate and public applications and robust regulatory compliance enforcements, data security continues to be the highest priority for enterprises and governments year after year. Even though many enterprises are taking stronger measures to protect their data, substantial gaps still persist at the very core i.e. the databases which contain the corporate crown jewels.
Many enterprises don’t have a database security strategy that can defend against sophisticated attacks originating externally or internally, track sensitive information as it’s copied to numerous locations, or even meet the harder evolving regulatory requirements. In addition, most of the businesses tend to emphasize more on the detective controls rather than the preventive measures and controls when it comes to database security, making them highly vulnerable. By contrast, it is observed that companies that implemented a comprehensive and integrated database security product with a solid emphasis on preventive controls attained better security controls introduced a higher degree of automation through the organization, and were more confident in defending against attacks.
The key focus is to review and assess the database environment to understand configuration weaknesses that may impact the security of the database environment. Using WeSecureApp customized scripts and tools key security information is extracted for:
From a security review perspective - we also emphasize on the following as a part of our overall approach: