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Uncover risky users

Monitor and protect any data, anywhere

Imperva Data Activity Monitoring (DAM) defines and enforce uniform data security and compliance policy across the cloud and on-premises. Get single pane of glass management across relational databases, mainframes, big data platforms, data warehouses, and enterprise file stores. Imperva DAM also supports databases in Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services – including Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings such Azure SQL and Amazon Relational Database Services (RDS).

Identify suspicious activity

Identify suspicious activity

Get alerted to suspicious access activity. Dynamic profiling automatically builds a white list of the data objects regularly accessed by individual database accounts. Create policies that alert or block access when a profiled account attempts to access a data object that is not whitelisted. Imperva DAM integrates with Imperva Data Risk Analytics, which develops a full contextual baseline of typical user access to database tables using machine learning and peer group analysis.

Deploy the way you want to

Deploy your way

Imperva DAM supports flexible deployment options, on-premises, in the cloud, or blended hybrid. Data activity can be monitored using a network transparent bridge, a non-inline sniffer, or a lightweight database agent, so you can meet a wide variety of enterprise needs without being locked into a one-size-fits-all deployment model.

How Imperva DAM Uniquely Protects Your Databases

enterprise scalability

Usability and enterprise scalability

Powerful and easy to use management tools, a multi-tier architecture and big data logging techniques enable you to monitor more data sources with fewer resources. High-performance appliances manage heavy traffic loads with minimal impact to database, application or network performance. Automatic load balancing, clustering and automated software management and health monitoring help ensure high availability and uninterrupted operation.

SecureSphere database discovery

Oversight of all database activity

Get enterprise-wide visibility into all database transactions, including local privileged user access and service account activity. Imperva DAM continuously monitors across on-premises or cloud environments and collects consolidated records of all logins/logouts, updates, privileged activities and more to create granular audit trails that pinpoint the “who, what, when, where and how” for each database.

immediate data protection

Immediate protection and fast time to value

Imperva DAM solutions can be deployed quickly to stop database attack threats with pre-defined security policies and automated discovery to find sensitive data and hidden vulnerabilities. It looks for threats and attacks at the protocol and OS level, as well as for unauthorized SQL activity, then alerts quarantines, and if appropriate, block unauthorized activities to protect data.

Pre-built integrations

Pre-built integrations

Leverage your existing investments with integrations to key security technologies. Imperva DAM integrates with SIEM products such as Splunk, ArcSight and QRadar and IAM products such as CyberArk. Splunk customers can take advantage of the free Imperva Database Audit Analysis App for Splunk. Integration with Imperva Data Risk Analytics reduces the noise sent to the SIEM.

Database Activity Monitor Specifications

Specification Description
Supported Database Platforms
  • Oracle (Including NDE/ASO, SSL)
  • Oracle Exadata
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • MSSQL with Diffie-Hellman and Kerberos-gMSA *ACP Required
  • IBM DB2 (on LUW, z/OS and DB2/400)
  • IBM IMS on z/OS
  • IBM Informix
  • IBM Netezza
  • SAP Sybase (ASE, IQ, SQL Anywhere)
  • Teradata
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • Progress OpenEdge
  • Maria DB

* Agent Compatibility Package(ACP): SecureSphere now provides a dynamic mechanism for updating agents with protocol and other changes. These updates are automatically distributed using the Agent Compatibility Package (ACP) through Software Updates but can also be manually uploaded.

Supported Big Data Platforms
  • Cloudera Enterprise (HDFS, Hive, HBase, Impala)
  • Hortonworks (HDFS, Hive, HBase)
  • MongoDB
  • DataStax Enterprise Cassandra
Cloud Support
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Microsoft Azure


Click here to see which Operating Systems and Databases each of our products supports.

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