Imperva SecureSphere Database Security Review

It's a pretty decent product but the learning mode feature should be improved.

What is most valuable?

The alerts on threats and system statuses.

How has it helped my organization?

I can drill down/troubleshoot errors much quicker.

What needs improvement?

Design/ease of the learning mode feature.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used the product for about a year.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No, the engineer did a very smooth job at deployment.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No I have not.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No I have not.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:


Technical Support:

I haven’t had an issue in the year I have used the product.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I did, and I switched because of the poor level of customer service and the solution wasn’t meeting my expectations.

How was the initial setup?

The setup was pretty straightforward as right away, I was very familiar with the architecture.

What about the implementation team?

Their rep did the initial setup and I shadowed him.

What was our ROI?

If I calculated the man hours trying to figure out the alerts I would say a few thousand hours a month have been saved

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I did evaluate about four other similar products –

  • Gardium
  • Application Security
  • Sentrigo
  • Veracode

What other advice do I have?

It's a decent product.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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