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"One of the deployments that I know of had three databases, and the yearly fees are approximately $50,000 USD.""Its cost is good. With the new metric of licensing, such as PDO not being available now, customers are expecting a good price for the solution."

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Top Answer: From the perspective of analysis and prevention, this product is pretty accurate.
Top Answer: Sometimes the connectors to the databases need to be manually updated and we have to configure them again, which is something that should be improved.
Top Answer: The primary use case is for ensuring compliance with databases. It allows monitoring of what kind of statements and alterations are going on, as well as who is accessing what data.
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InfoSphere Guardium, Guardium, IBM Guardium

The IBM Security Guardium portfolio empowers organizations to grow their business and prove compliance with smarter data protection capabilities. It provides complete visibility, actionable insights, real time controls and automated compliance workflows throughout the entire data protection journey, to support your most critical data protection needs.

IBM Security Guardium delivers discovery & classification, vulnerability & risk assessments, real-time monitoring & alerting, encryption, advanced analytics and compliance reporting across structured, unstructured, and semi-structured data in on-prem (including mainframe), cloud, and across hybrid cloud environments.

Organizations leveraging networked applications and services benefit from the flexibility and convenience of being able to create and access data across multiple devices and users. At the same time, sensitive data, including health and personally identifiable information, may need to be protected or de-identified to satisfy regulations or internal privacy policies.

Protegrity Data Security Gateway addresses these security, privacy, and compliance risks with advanced encryption and tokenization to transparently protect sensitive data as it moves across the network. By securing data in real-time as it is transmitted, enterprises are assured that data automatically adhere to rules governing sensitive data at all times.

Transparently protect sensitive data across the network without modifying applications or database calls. Protect applications and API’s quickly without impacting your business.

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Sample Customers
A $4 billion retail conglomerate and holding company
Top Industries
Financial Services Firm48%
Insurance Company16%
Healthcare Company12%
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm12%
Insurance Company7%
Computer Software Company45%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm9%
Manufacturing Company5%
Company Size
Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise62%
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IBM Guardium Data Protection is ranked 2nd in Database Security with 6 reviews while Protegrity Data Security is ranked 6th in Database Security. IBM Guardium Data Protection is rated 8.2, while Protegrity Data Security is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM Guardium Data Protection writes "Proven record of preventing unauthorized access and modifications to our customer's data". On the other hand, IBM Guardium Data Protection is most compared with Imperva SecureSphere Database Security, Oracle Audit Vault, Vormetric Application Crypto Suite, Informatica Persistent Data Masking and Oracle Advanced Security, whereas Protegrity Data Security is most compared with Micro Focus Voltage SecureData Enterprise, Informatica Persistent Data Masking, Vormetric Application Crypto Suite, IBM InfoSphere Optim and Informatica Dynamic Data Masking.

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