DataSunrise Data Audit for Amazon Redshift

Amazon Redshift data audit solution by DataSunrise provides non-stop monitoring of database activity. Audit is an essential tool when it comes to investigating data breaches by insiders or hacker attacks. It notifies about potentially dangerous operations giving the opportunity for system administrators to stop attacks or unauthorized actions before they do sufficient harm. Simple interface helps to find needed transaction easily. Customizable audit/skip settings help to meet various corporate requirements and prepare reports for SOX, HIPAA, PCI DSS compliance.

Tech Info

Amazon Redshift data audit solution by DataSunrise is a simple to use but yet very powerful database activity monitoring tool that doesn’t cripple database productivity. The utility performs some essential functions:

  • Tracking and logging events that occur on the database engine.
  • Detecting suspicious activities, attempts of user passwords hacking and revealing outside and inside threats.
  • Detecting system malfunctions and software errors.
  • Assisting to comply with standards of regulatory agencies such as PCI DSS, SOX and HIPAA.
  • Revealing potential vulnerabilities in data storage system in order to prevent data breaches.

While auditing DataSunrise collects the following data:

  • Session information, including user names, host names, session duration time, client applications the querues came from, etc;
  • SQL codes of overridden queries;
  • Errors occurred in the database;
  • Target database data;

Results of the audit can be stored in built-in database or exported to external SIEM-system that will provide real-time analysis of security alerts comparing it with up-to-date database of threats.

Among other advantages, DataSunrise uses intelligent self-learning algorithms that create a white list of transactions considered as “safe” for users of correspondent department in order to simplify the process of query inspection and prevent false triggering of a firewall. More detailed information about monitoring feature is available here.

Amazon Redshift data audit solution by DataSunrise is a comprehensive software designed to automate the complete process of conducting and documenting an audit. Without architecture changes, downtime and expensive hardware it provides high-quality protection from both inside and outside threats. DataSunrise Data Audit will be a valuable part of your database security system.

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