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Independent Research Firm Names Imperva a Leader in Enterprise Database Auditing and Real-Time Protection Market

Report Finds SecureSphere is Best Suited to Large Scale Deployments and Real-Time Protection

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct 29, 2007 – Imperva® today announced that SecureSphere was named a market leader in the October 2007 report The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Database Auditing and Real-Time Protection, Q4 2007. In the Wave, Imperva received the top scores for Audit Policies, Reporting, Analytics and Intelligence. Forrester analysts wrote that SecureSphere is “an especially good fit for buyers that want a detailed auditing solution that is scalable across the enterprise.” Earlier this month, Imperva was also named Editor’s Choice by InformationWeek Labs in a real-world assessment of Database Extrusion Prevention products.

According to Forrester, “Imperva offers the most comprehensive database auditing solution to support rigorous enterprise auditing requirements. SecureSphere’s centralized management server supports central administration of audit data and policies through a single GUI, making it easier to deploy across many databases and servers…SecureSphere provides blocking capabilities in real time including known vulnerabilities, protocol violations, and behavioral anomalies. Blocking is possible at the user and session level. It can discover sensitive data in databases, and this is predefined for packaged applications.”

“Being named a market leader by Forrester analysts is a major achievement,” said Shlomo Kramer, president and CEO of Imperva. “It’s especially gratifying to receive this recognition on the heels of receiving the Editor’s Choice award from InformationWeek Labs based on their comparative hands-on testing of Database Extrusion Prevention products.”

About SecureSphere

Imperva SecureSphere award-winning products deliver activity monitoring, audit and security for business applications and databases. SecureSphere products offer proven, automated capabilities for achieving, maintaining and documenting regulatory compliance. SecureSphere is the industry’s only complete business-critical data security and compliance solution that provides full visibility into data usage by the end-user, through the application and into the database. Automated feeds from the security and compliance experts at the Imperva Application Defense Center (ADC) ensure that SecureSphere is always armed with the latest defenses against new threats, and the most recent regulatory compliance best practices.

About Imperva

Imperva is the leader in application data security and compliance. Leading enterprise and government organizations worldwide rely on Imperva to prevent data theft and abuse, and ensure data integrity. The company’s SecureSphere products provide data governance and protection solutions that monitor, audit and secure business applications and databases. For more information, visit

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Marc Gendron
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