Netezza Mantra Cutting edge database activity monitoring technology Shehba Shahab ISM 158 Spring 2010 Prakash Mehra CRUNCH These Numbers 75% of companies believe that have adequate data protection 58% of these companies have lost sensitive data in the last 2 years 60% admit that the loss of sensitive data is a recurring problem Security is being taken too lightly Companies are not getting to the ROOT of the problem The Solution: Netezza Mantra Tracks and correlates database usage, and reports back in the event of suspicious activity Comprehensive enterprise database activity monitoring Security protection: Intrusion detection Audit Trail: Collects critical that can be used for audits Compliance Controls: Analysis, detection and protection against any non-compliance with HIPPA, SOX, PIC, etc. Mantra 3-in-1 solution Benefits No performance overhead Works independently of the database system Stops unauthorized behavior in real time Drives down total cost of ownership for database activity monitoring Rapid Deployment Highly customizable User friendly Netezza Mantra = less security breaches Less security breaches = happy customers Happy customers = more business = = $ Limitations Of Traditional Database Security Solutions Databases seldom include effective security and access controls Insiders are able to circumvent poor security and gain valuable information Many entry points for outside attacks Impose significant performance overhead References Ashford, Warwick. "Study Reveals Huge Gap between Businesses’ Security Intentions and Practice." ComputerWeekly.com. 27 Apr. 2010. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. <http://www.computerweekly.com/Articles/2010/04/27/24 1058/Studyreveals-huge-gap-between-businesses-security-intentions-and.htm>. DarkReading. "Tech Insight: Database Activity Monitoring." Dark Reading. 4 Jan. 2008. Web. 17 Apr. 2010. <Tech Insight: Database Activity Monitoring>. "Gartner Identifies Top 5 Steps to Dramatically Limit Data Loss and Information Leaks." Gartner. 7 Aug. 2006. Web. 17 Apr. 2010. <http://www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=495173>. "Mantra Overview." Netezza. Web. 28 Apr. 2010. <http://netezza.com>. "Netezza Receives Patent for Mantra Appliance Policy Management Frame work." MarketWatch. Web. 29 Apr. 2010. <http://www.marketwatch.com/story/netezza-receives-patent-for-mantraappliance-policy-management-framework-2010-0427?reflink=MW_news_stmp> Stanley, Nigel. "The Business Case for Database Activity Monitoring?" Weblog ComputerWeekly.com 15 Mar. 2010. Web. 18 Apr. 2010. <http://www.computerweekly.com/blogs/Bloor-on-ITsecurity/2010/03/thebusiness-case-for-database-activity-monitoring.html>.