Free Downloadable Audit Plug-in for MySQL Allows Users to Capture Detailed MySQL Database Activity Information
SANTA CLARA, Calif., 26 March 2012 - McAfee has announced the availability of a free open-source audit plug-in for MySQL database users to capture complete detailed activity audits from their databases. The free-of-charge plug-in was created and developed by McAfee as part of a new set of features for its award-winning database security solution. The new plug-in helps small and medium-sized businesses as well as larger enterprises satisfy audit requirements.
“McAfee developed the free database audit plug-in to give the community of MySQL users a means of building enterprise-level database security around their databases,” said Dan Sarel, vice president of Database Security Product Management at McAfee. “When coupled with the McAfee Database Activity Monitoring sensor for MySQL, the data is subject to the same real-time analysis and policy enforcement as the data collected from other supported databases.”
The McAfee approach to database security circumvents the major challenges that prevent most organizations from properly protecting their databases, by offering key features such as:
McAfee database security solution's software-only implementation is easy to deploy, highly scalable and ideal for protecting and monitoring databases in the cloud - many of which are MySQL-based.
For more information on McAfee database security, visit http://www.mcafee.com/dbsecurity as well as watch this video demonstrating how MySQL databases can be protected against hacks and attacks on Web application sitting on top of the database.
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