NEW YORK, NY (ots) - Application Security, Inc.
(www.appsecinc.com) announces the availability of AppDetective for
IBM DB2 Version 3.0, which is an application security vulnerability
assessment scanner designed to perform network-based penetration
tests and security audits. Already released for Lotus Domino, Oracle,
Microsoft SQL Server, and Sybase databases, Application Security,
Inc. extends its revolutionary security methodology and knowledgebase
of application-specific vulnerabilities to proactively secure and
protect IBM DB2 databases. AppDetective easily locates, examines,
reports, and helps fix application security holes and
misconfigurations with the click of a button. (Coming soon for MySQL,
Oracle Application Server, Microsoft Exchange, and IBM WebSphere)
"With more organizations relying on IBM DB2 to store their most
critical information, properly securing and keeping a watch over
these databases is important," says Aaron C. Newman, Chief Technology
Officer of Application Security, Inc. "AppDetective for IBM DB2 is an
automated vulnerability assessment application scanner that empowers
security practitioners and database administrators with an all-in-one
solution to discover rogue DB2 installations, check for accounts with
weak passwords, misconfigurations, and vulnerabilities."
Automated IBM DB2 Database Discovery and Inventory
AppDetective accurately locates and identifies a wide variety of
applications within your network including IBM DB2, Lotus Domino,
Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and Sybase databases. Version numbers,
patches, as well as other key application information integral for
inventory purposes is presented and used for further security
Anyone Can Now Perform an IBM DB2 Security Examination
AppDetective is the world's only network-based application
vulnerability assessment scanner with security penetration testing
and security audit capabilities for IBM DB2. Regardless of the
database security expertise level, AppDetective users are empowered
to pro-actively perform automated non-intrusive attack simulations.
"Zero knowledge" penetration tests and security audits can easily be
performed on target IBM DB2 databases remotely over the Internet from
their laptop or desktop.
Easy-to-Generate and Easy-to-Understand IBM DB2 Database Security
AppDetective users are empowered to provide deliverables in the
form of reports to communicate IBM DB2 security vulnerabilities and
misconfigurations to clients, colleagues, and everyone within their
organization. Easy-to-read reports with detailed "how-to-fix"
instructions and reference links empower administrators with the
information they need to quickly address the security holes uncovered
by AppDetective. Report generation capabilities are especially
effective in checking for compliance of new regulations and
requirements concerning data security and privacy within financial
services, healthcare, telecommunications, government, and e-commerce
all over the world.
About Application Security, Inc.
Application Security, Inc. is an organization dedicated to the
security, defense, and protection of the application layer. Solutions
are provided to proactively secure (penetration testing/vulnerability
assessment), actively defend/monitor (intrusion detection), and
protect (encryption) your most critical applications including
database, groupware, application, and web servers. Free evaluation
versions of products are available for download at -
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