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Database Security

Audit and Protect Critical Databases

Real-Time Database Security SecureSphere Database Security protects the sensitive data in databases. It provides comprehensive visibility into data usage, vulnerabilities, and access rights. SecureSphere also offers the unique ability to optimize deployment of database security solutions through a combination of remote assessment scans, agent-based monitoring and network activity monitoring.

With SecureSphere you can:

  • Audit access to sensitive data by privileged and application users
  • Alert or block database attacks and abnormal access requests, in real time
  • Detect and virtually patch database software vulnerabilities based on Imperva ADC research, reducing the window of exposure
  • Identify excessive and dormant user-rights to sensitive data
  • Accelerate incident response and forensic investigation with advanced analytics

SecureSphere Database Security Products


Database Activity Monitoring

Delivers automated scalable monitoring, auditing, and reporting across heterogeneous database platforms. Enables organizations to achieve quicker and easier incident response and forensic investigation.

Database Firewall

Protects databases against attack, data loss and theft with real-time alerting, blocking, and pre-built security policies. Reduces exposure with virtual patching. Includes all capabilities offered by Database Activity Monitoring.

User Rights Management for Databases

Automatically aggregates and displays user access rights for review. Analyzes rights to sensitive data, and identifies excessive rights and dormant users, based on actual usage.

Discovery and Assessment Server

Enables IT to prioritize and manage risk mitigation efforts. Helps scope compliance projects by discovering databases, sensitive data, vulnerabilities and misconfigurations.

SecureSphere Database Agents

Monitor and audit database activity and eliminate monitoring blind spots. These agents optimize deployment with minimal overhead.

Platform Coverage


You can manage consistently across a heterogeneous database environment with SecureSphere. Database platform support includes:
  • Oracle
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • IBM IMS on z/OS
  • IBM Netezza
  • Teradata
  • PostgreSQL
  • Oracle Exadata
  • IBM DB2 (on LUW, z/OS and DB2/400)
  • IBM Informix
  • SAP Sybase
  • Oracle MySQL
  • Progress OpenEdge

Partner Masking and Encryption Solutions


Data Masking—Imperva provides Informatica data masking solutions to help organizations comply with data privacy regulations. Informatica Data Masking products dynamically mask sensitive production data from unauthorized access and can permanently and irreversibly mask non-production data.

Encryption—Imperva partners with Vormetric to deliver encryption solutions that protect the files used internally by the database, making the files unreadable to unauthorized users. Database encryption adds an extra layer of protection against database files being copied, stolen or lost.