McAfee Integrity Monitoring for Databases

McAfee Integrity Monitoring for Databases

Cost-effective database solution for evaluating and monitoring system security

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Overview

McAfee Integrity Monitoring for Databases tests systems for common configuration vulnerabilities, monitors changes to these settings, and helps you build a custom security policy to access your sensitive data — providing visibility into potentially dangerous configuration changes and making it easier to demonstrate compliance.

Centralized checks of database configuration settings — Integrity Monitoring for Databases is an easy-to-deploy solution for assessing the security status of the most widely-deployed database platforms (Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, and MySQL) across an enterprise, including version/patch level, audit settings, configuration parameters, and privileges.

Improved visibility into database security posture — By evaluating and monitoring database configuration settings and access to sensitive data, organizations can demonstrate compliance and minimize the likelihood of a breach.

Streamlined software upgrades — Upgrade your software easily without impacting existing operations or performance with a simple path to more advanced capabilities. You can enhance core security by adding McAfee Vulnerability Manager for Databases (with much more extensive testing of database servers) and McAfee Database Activity Monitoring (with customizable rules and intrusion prevention).

Features & Benefits

Save time and money with faster deployment and more efficient architecture

Start testing and monitoring database servers immediately. You can install McAfee Integrity Monitoring for Databases without requiring any changes to your database systems.

Increase your flexibility by deploying on the IT infrastructure of your choice

Install Integrity Monitoring for Databases on physical servers, along with the database on virtual machines, and deploy remotely on cloud servers.

Get real-time notification of changes to settings that may impact database security

Monitor and log high-risk transactions, including DDL, drop/alter table, privilege grants, and changes to audit settings and relevant configuration parameters. Generate a trusted audit log for configuration changes that could impact security.

Receive out-of-the-box regulatory compliance reports

Generate preconfigured reports for compliance regulations and create custom reports identifying administrative users, expired users, database properties, and more.

Support virtualization and cloud computing environments

Provision sensors along with the database on each virtual machine, and deploy on cloud servers to enable remote testing and monitoring.

System Requirements

These are minimum system requirements only. Actual requirements will vary depending on the nature of your environment.

Minimum System Requirements

  • McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 4.5
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or higher
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 with SP1 or higher
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 1 GB free disk space
  • Browser (for management console): Firefox 2.0 or later, or Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or later

Supported Databases for Monitoring

  • Oracle version 8.1.7 or later, running on Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, Linux, HP-UX, Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 or later on any supported Windows platform
  • Sybase ASE 12.5 on all supported platforms

Demos / Videos

Demos

Use a single solution and achieve continuous compliance with McAfee Configuration Control.

Videos

Learn how the McAfee Database Security Solution protects you from database breaches and falling victim to cybercrime. This solution includes McAfee Vulnerability Manager for Databases, McAfee Database Activity Monitoring, and McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator software.

Resources

Data Sheets

McAfee Integrity Monitoring for Databases

For a technical summary on the McAfee product listed above, please view the product data sheet.

Solution Briefs

McAfee Database Security

McAfee Database Security offers real-time protection for business-critical databases from all types of threats: external, internal, and even intra-database exploits.

Continuous Compliance Simplified

McAfee Configuration Control combines the advanced capabilities of McAfee Policy Auditor and McAfee Change Control to put you in command of your compliance requirements.

White Papers

The Case for Continuous Compliance

McAfee Configuration Control eliminates manual processes and point product integration, providing single-console control for meeting compliance requirements.

Community

Blogs

  • Shedding light on ‘Shadow IT’
    David Small - January 9, 2014

    BYOD, BYOA, BYOx. The IT industry is full of acronyms depicting its constant evolution and relationship with the professional world. First came the devices; employees saw the power of personal devices and insisted on using them in the workplace. And so the consumerisation of IT was born. After the devices came the apps. Companies reported […]

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  • Walking the Talk on Public-Private Partnerships
    Tom Gann - August 16, 2013

    There’s been a lot of talk about the value of public-private partnerships in moving the U.S. toward a more robust cyber security posture. And let’s be honest:  there’s also been a lot of private sector skepticism about how much the Administration really believed in the concept or how much they would do to make it […]

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  • Five Factors That Make D.C. Region a Cybersecurity Hub
    Tom Gann - May 29, 2013

    McAfee is based in Silicon Valley, but we know there’s more to tech than California. We recently joined the National Institute of Standards and Technology to launch the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, a joint effort among high-tech business, federal, state and local government and local universities located in Rockville, Md. The goal of the […]

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  • Getting Assurance in a Time Constrained World
    McAfee - May 20, 2013

    Nothing is as frustrating as when something goes wrong, especially when you have time constraints.  NIST has just released Special Publication 800-53, Revision 4: Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations where a few notable items have been added to increase the confidence that security, practices, procedures and architectures of information systems […]

    The post Getting Assurance in a Time Constrained World appeared first on McAfee.

  • Response Now as Important as Prevention
    Leon Erlanger - February 24, 2012

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has updated its Computer Security Incident Handling Guide to take into account the increasingly dire state of cyber security. As anyone who has followed the rush of high-profile incursions over the past year knows, it’s looking less and less possible to prevent the inevitable attack, no matter […]

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