DataSunrise Database Audit for Apache Cassandra
Cassandra Database Audit from DataSunrise is a tool the sole purpose of which is continuous database monitoring, access control. One more Audit feature is logging of all database events. In the result the database admin has detailed information of all database events. This information can be retrieved and analyzed at any time. Potential database security vulnerabilities can be prevented by constant database tracking. Moreover, national and international sensitive data protection regulations such as GDPR, SOX, HIPAA or PCI stipulate performance of database audits as it’s an indispensable tool of identifying cybercriminals and evaluating the scale of a possible data breach. But threats don’t come only from the inside. Negligent or malicious employees can also pose a threat to personal and corporate data. Cassandra Database Audit is the perfect tool to control that too. With DataSunrise Database Audit for Cassandra you always know who is doing what with your data!
Cassandra Database Audit is managed using a convenient and user-friendly interface. Also, there is a built-in learning algorithm that whitelists SQL queries that are usual and typical for a given database environment. In the result potentially dangerous queries stand out and are easily spotted by security teams. Cassandra Database Audit can be customized to notify the security teams of certain potentially dangerous activities so that necessary preventive measures are taken in a timely manner. The use of the Syslog protocol makes the Database Audit compatible with any SIEM system. The following information is collected by the Audit tool:
- SQL code of overridden queries;
- Session information: client applications, usernames, session duration time, hostname queries came from, etc;
- Database errors;
- The database instance that received user queries and number of database entries that were affected by the query.
Cassandra Database Audit tool included into DataSunrise Database Security Suite is a powerful and yet convenient to use feature which can be easily customized to meet any database security needs. Database owners and admins have access to detailed information on database activity and logs that undoubtedly increases the security level of any Cassandra database.