IBM Guardium Competitors and Alternatives

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Senior Security Analyst at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Feb 08 2017

What is most valuable?

As the member of an MSSP SOC team, we monitor dozens of appliances from multiple vendors. SecureSphere is one of the many tools that feeds our SIEM with relevant alerts regarding client activity of concern. Once we receive this, we use the alert monitor to delve into the details about what took place, when and where. The level of detail provided is excellent,... more»

What needs improvement?

We currently export PDF files to provide to the client. Rebranding this is a pain in the current environment. Having multiple and flexible export options would be better. Exporting to CSV or other formats and allowing the simple application of corporate logos to the reports, instead of vendor logos would be helpful. In our environment, we use the SIEM to monitor... more»
Real User
DB Admin with 5,001-10,000 employees
Mar 21 2017

What is most valuable?

AVDF can monitor SQL traffic to look for alerts on and prevent unauthorized or out-of-policy SQL statements. Because the final target of external attacks is SQL, it's very effective to check SQL level. In addition, this product transparently... more»

How has it helped my organization?

AVDF not only has an audit function, but it also has a database firewall function that protects the database, which is an important company asset, from external attacks typified by SQL injection. It supports a wide range of databases (Oracle... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see a link-state tracking feature that quickly notices network failures. The benefit would be quick detection of network disconnection in DPE (inline) mode. If there is a network disconnection inline configuration, AVDF... more»
Real User
Regional Database Administrator / Information Security Analyst at a non-profit with 5,001-10,000 employees
Mar 29 2017

What do you think of Trustwave DbProtect?

Valuable Features Database activity monitoring. The reason why this is valuable is because it helps monitor and identify any fraudulent or suspicious activities that are executed on the database. • Improvements to My Organization With improved vulnerability analysis, critical assets are now patched in time. • Room for Improvement Asset Management, Analytics, and Reporting. The reason why these need room for improvement is that some assets in the report sometimes report the wrong operating system names. Therefore, they give slightly inaccurate results. • Use of Solution We have been using the solution for three years. • Stability Issues We encountered issues with stability, especially during database upgrades and migration. • Scalability Issues We didn't...

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