HexaTier’s Enterprise-Class Solution for Database Security and Compliance in the Cloud – HexaTier

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HexaTier’s Enterprise-Class Solution for Database Security and Compliance in the Cloud
February 29, 2016, Tel Aviv, IL – HexaTier, provider of a unified database security and compliance solution for cloud-hosted databases and Database as a Service (DBaaS) platforms, today launched HexaTier 4.0.
This solution includes new features that focus on enterprise needs for DBaaS adoption, while maintaining organizational policies and addressing the challenges and risks with database security and compliance.
New features in V4.0 include:
Extending Organizational Authentication to the Cloud: Lets organizations’ DBAs apply Active Directory (AD) individual and group policies, enabling rapid user onboarding for cloud computing and DBaaS platform adoption initiatives. Allows organizations to extract the current AD policies to DBaaS instances.
Supports Enterprise-level Database Performance: Enables enterprise- grade applications, internal and external users with proper access credentials to access databases simultaneously.
Dynamic and Conditional Data Masking: Enables organizations to enforce Dynamic Data Masking with Conditional definitions to control exposure of sensitive information in real time to authorized IT personnel and non-production applications (e.g. Training, Testings, Staging, etc).
Security Improvements IPS/IDS: Includes enhanced SQL injection detection and prevention mechanism at the Database layer.
New user experience
HexaTier’s software-based approach utilizes a patented Database Reverse Proxy technology, overcoming the limitations of competing solutions through its architecture-agnosticism, advanced management, and faster performance for securing cloud-hosted and DBaaS database instances.
HexaTier’s unified solution features four key elements:
Database Security: Protects databases through a database firewall, database access control, segregation of duties and blocking of SQL injections.
Discovery of Sensitive Data: Locates and classifies sensitive data, based on regulations.
Dynamic Data Masking: Allows DBAs and security teams  to create policy-driven, real-time dynamic data masking based on user credentials, applications, and business rules.
Database Activity Monitoring: Automates compliance through audits that identify all administrative activity and access to sensitive data, and creates reports for common compliance needs.
“We’ve built a robust, unified database security and compliance solution to meet scalability and massive user needs for enterprises exploring moving their databases to the cloud or those already operating there,” said David Maman, founder and CTO of HexaTier. “Our innovative software approach simplifies installation, operation, and maintenance, eliminates the need for any additional hardware, and can scale with the same agility that cutting edge enterprises demand when provisioning temporary or permanent instances of cloud-based databases.”
HexaTier 4.0 is available now. For more information, visit www.hexatier.com .
About HexaTier
Established in 2009, HexaTier (formerly GreenSQL) sets the industry standard for database security and compliance in the cloud with its unified solution that provides database security, dynamic data masking, database activity monitoring (DAM) and discovery of sensitive data. Utilizing purpose-built, patented Database Reverse Proxy technology, the company protects against both internal and external security threats. Backed by leading investors such as JVP, Magma VC and Rhodium, HexaTier is the first and only company to provide security for cloud-hosted databases and DBaaS platforms through a streamlined and simple solution. Headquartered in Tel Aviv with offices in Irvine, CA and Boston, MA. HexaTier secures databases for nearly 200 organizations globally. For more information, visit www.hexatier.com
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