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DVAudit-db Database Security Assessment Services

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As more organizations leverage the Internet for business and commercial transactions, attackers are focusing on database and web applications to penetrate corporate security controls. Historically, developers have focused on functionality over security, which has presented an entirely new venue for attackers to launch exploits and compromise systems and information.

Databases frequently contain business critical information such as customer names, company account information, credit card details etc. Over the last few years there has been an ever increasing awareness that databases are being targeted by professional hackers for financial gain. Greater demands for 24 hour access to business applications by vendors, suppliers and customers has greatly increased the number of databases and the number of people and applications requiring access to the information contained within the database. Databases are complex pieces of software with vulnerabilities which can be exploited by criminals who are determined to access your critical business information

Service Description

Digivera's DVAudit-db Database vulnerability assessment and compliance service provides a customized, extensive, impartial, and periodic security analysis of your database applications and servers. This service evaluates current security standards and levels of compliance to give organizations a well-developed matrix of existing threats, database application vulnerabilities, and real-world recommendations to address specific weaknesses. In addition, we use a library of proprietary tests, custom and commercial developed tools to check for vulnerabilities that cannot be identified through automated means.

The Digivera Advantages

Digivera's DVAudit-db services are performed only by experienced and credential professionals, most of whom are CISSPs, CISAs, Solutions Architects and database administrators. All this is put to work for you; we go beyond the basic database assessment to:

Demonstrate due diligence for regulatory compliance (as applicable);
Assure databases and servers systems are sufficiently hardened;
Deliver actionable findings and strategic recommendations;
Provide knowledge transfer to your internal security resources;
Utilize dedicated senior project team with global recognition in the security industry.

Service Benefits

Some organizations believe databases have security built in or are "good to go" out of the box. This is not usually the case. In fact, it is rarely true. Digivera's database administrators, security and solutions architects help put the security back into your database applications:

Digivera does not use or rely on open source tools and scanners for database assessments scanning because of their relative immaturity. All our testing is performed via our automated On-Demand Managed Services which provides 100% testing coverage, accuracy and backed by experienced security professionals.
Digivera performs comprehensive threat analysis to identify key assets needing protection and defines security threats to those assets.
Digivera will provide you with a detailed report on security vulnerabilities along with architectural and operational weaknesses identified. Our findings report also provides detailed explanations of countermeasures necessary to secure databases, data assets, and resources, and outlines policy recommendations to ensure long-term compliance with industry best practices.

Assessment Coverage Areas

Database discovery (asset/inventory discovery)
Support for all major database platforms (MySQL, Oracle, Sybase, IBM DB2, IBM DB2 on Mainframe, Microsoft SQL Server, Lotus Notes/Domino)
Pinpoint database vulnerabilities via penetration testing (non-credentialed, outside in scans, i.e. hackerís view)
Database auditing (credential scans) Job/scan scheduling
Prioritize remediation activities
Protect unpatched systems with real-time controls
Harden databases
Document and streamline compliance
Insecure storage and transport
Unvalidated input
Buffer overflows
Denial of service

Database Vulnerabilities

Database Server Vulnerabilities

Digivera also provides a complete suite of technology solutions and On-demand SaaS managed security services to solve your business and regulatory requirements. We provide pay-as-you-grow services such as Security Management, Identity Management, Storage/Online Backup, IT Help Desk and more.

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At Digivera, we make security manageable.

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