Database Journal
MS SQL Oracle DB2 Access MySQL PostgreSQL Sybase PHP SQL Etc SQL Scripts & Samples Tips Database Forum

» Database Journal Home
» Database Articles
» Database Tutorials
MS Access
SQL Scripts & Samples
» Database Forum
» Slideshows
Free Newsletters:

News Via RSS Feed

Database Journal |DBA Support |SQLCourse |SQLCourse2

Featured Database Articles

Database News

Posted Jan 7, 2003

Tool Tests DB2 Security

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff

[From eWeek]

Application Security Inc. on Monday rolled out an IBM DB2 version of its AppDetective application security vulnerability scanner.

The scanning and penetration-testing software performs network-based penetration tests and security audits. AppDetective locates and identifies a variety of applications within a network, including those running on DB2 and Lotus Domino databases, as well as on databases from Oracle Corp., Microsoft Corp. and Sybase Inc. The software presents version numbers, patches and other inventory-specific information for use in security analysis. Security audits can be performed on target DB2 databases remotely from laptops or desktops.

The tool produces reports with instructions on how to fix vulnerabilities with reference links to database vendors' sites to ease the task of securing patches.

ASI, of New York, already markets the tool for use with Domino, Oracle's namesake database, Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase ASE databases. Officials said that the company soon will release versions of AppDetective for MySQL, Oracle Application Server, Microsoft Exchange and IBM WebSphere.

Free evaluation versions of ASI products are available...

The article continues at http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,3959,810900,00.asp

Database News Archives

Comment and Contribute


(Maximum characters: 1200). You have characters left.



Latest Forum Threads
Database News Forum
Topic By Replies Updated
Efficient SQL Server Indexing by Design lcole 0 April 30th, 12:38 PM
Mine Oracle Database, SQL Server and Other Databases with Monarch Data Pump Pro V10.5 lcole 0 April 30th, 12:37 PM
Oracle Database and Oracle Fusion Middleware for Private Social Network Application lcole 0 April 30th, 12:31 PM
Oracle Database Maintains a Stronghold in the DBMS Market lcole 0 April 30th, 12:30 PM