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A Windows Server and SQL Server consolidation, optimisation and migration to Microsoft Azure enables the company to reduce costs, modernise its data platform and boost its innovation capabilities. As an operator running two distinct betting businesses, Phumelela...
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Ascent Technology continues its strong showing in the Microsoft Partner of the Year awards, as a finalist in the Data and Analytics Partner of the Year award. Finalist Data and Analytics Partner of the Year "It is always gratifying to be recognised by Microsoft as one...
SQL Server 2022 is the most Azure-enabled release yet, with continued performance, security, and availability innovation. SQL Server, enabled by Azure Arc, extends Azure services on-premises, and manages your SQL Server estate from the Azure portal for a more unified...
FROM THE DESK OF THE MD
The start of another year inevitably brings with it the promise of change, and in wishing all our clients a happy New Year, we would like to suggest that 2019 is going to be a year of considerable and exciting change. After all, not only do we have what are sure to be...
Database Security and Compliance with DB Shield
The five critical security questions that are on the minds of all CIOs today are:
- Where is my crucial data?
- What is happening to the data?
- Who is accessing the data?
- Is the data private and secure?
- Can I report on this?
How our DB Shield Service Can Assist
Ascent Technology’s DB Shield Service protects databases on your network with a set of preconfigured defenses, and helps you build a custom security policy for your environment – making it easier to demonstrate compliance to auditors and improve critical asset data protection.
The service cost-effectively protects your data from all threats by monitoring activity locally on each database server and by alerting or terminating malicious behavior in real time, even when running in virtualized or cloud computing environments.
All activities are recorded and automated reports are sent out to ensure clients are aware of what security risks are present within their environments. Clients can also track authorised and unauthorised changes to ensure uptime within their application sets.
DB Shield also requires no capex investment, is available on a subscription based model and is quickly deployed to provide immediate business value and insights with no infrastructure dependencies.
Five reasons why you will Love our DB Shield Service
1. Quick and easy switch on
DB Shield is quickly deployed to provide immediate business value and insights with no infrastructure dependencies.
2. Flexible as a service subscription model
DB Shield requires no capex investment, and is available on a flexible subscription based model.
3. Immediately improved risk and compliance profile
Immediately improve your risk and compliance profile with preconfigured defenses, while helping you build a custom security policy for your database environment.
4. Elimination of key man dependency
Eliminate key man dependency and implement segregation of duties through the Ascent Technology expert skills set and scale.
5. Peace of mind
Enjoy peace of mind, knowing that all database activities are recorded, and recurring operational reports are sent to ensure you are aware of current security risks within your environment.
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