Nowadays, the cloud is leveraged by almost every organization in the world in some way or another, whether it's using Amazon Web Services Relational Database Service or something for end users such as Salesforce.com. It's nigh-on impossible to avoid cloud computing, and these platforms have become so popular that many organizations have turned to multiple cloud-based solutions.
The market for relational databases is very competitive, as organizations nowadays have plenty of options. Oracle Database is one standard in enterprise IT, which makes plenty of sense, having been around the 1970s, but IBM is just as popular, as well. Recently, the relational database market has been stirred up thanks to the cloud and open source projects.
After a long year of data breaches and intrusion attempts, database administrators, IT professionals and business leaders collectively decided to buckle down of cybersecurity. While a few of the attacks were caused by lax security policies and poor network visibility, 2014 will also be known as the year of systemic vulnerabilities.
In this installment, we’ll talk about the benefits that real time database activity monitoring products provide. We’ll also learn how these types of products work. You will notice that I often refer to the McAfee database security protection product set when I describe some of the activities that RDX performs as part of our database security offering.
Businesses have always struggled to keep up with operating system updates and completely new versions of the platforms. Most IT professionals and decision-makers need not look any further than Windows XP for a real-life example of that IT conundrum. While still supporting an older desktop OS is not necessarily a bad practice - yes, there are some security problems with this strategy - a few end-of-support dates are approaching on common SQL server OSs, and this is something to worry about.
Hi, welcome to RDX. Another group of cyber criminals, which has been dubbed Desert Falcons, was discovered by Kaspersky Lab researchers. The organization's operations typically target the Middle East, but its reach is expanding to Europe and North America.