Best Data Leakage Prevention & Best Database Security Solution

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Throughout the day, SC Magazine will be announcing the finalists from each of its 32 award categories, covering the Reader Trust, Professional and Excellence sections. 

Best Data Leakage Prevention (DLP)

Includes products that help organizations safeguard their intellectual property and customers' critical data persistently – inside and outside the company. Network-based and endpoint data leakage prevention products will be considered. Products should prevent data from unauthorized exit from the network, or protect data on the endpoint – whether the endpoint is connected to a network or not. Products typically are policy-driven and should include scanning of all data, regardless of protocol or application leaving the network, and/or keep track of peripherals, such as removable storage and attached to the endpoint – reporting that inventory to a central location or administrator. All entrants should have the capability of being managed by a centralized administrator. Those products considered part of this category include: network DLP products, which are typically gateways; those products protecting only endpoints; and hybrid products that operate at both the gateway to the network and at the endpoint. Specifically for endpoint DLP, traffic should be monitored and encryption should be available.

  • CA Technologies for CA DLP
  • NextLabs for NextLabs Enterprise Data Protection
  • Symantec Corporation for Symantec Data Loss Prevention
  • Trustwave for Trustwave DLP
  • Websense, Inc. for Websense Data Security Suite

Best Database Security Solution

Protecting its critical information is the number one priority for many organizations. An integral component of this is to secure corporate databases. Entries here should include solutions that help customers safeguard mission-critical database environments. Features of these offerings can run the gamut – from encryption to access management to logging and monitoring. Be sure to explain the specific ways the solution protects these corporate crown jewels and the features present to ensure exposures are mitigated.

  • Application Security, Inc. for DbProtect
  • BeyondTrust Corporation for PowerBroker Database
  • IBM for IBM InfoSphere Guardium
  • Idera for Idera SQL secure
  • McAfee, Inc. for McAfee Database Security
  • NitroSecurity for NitroView DBM
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