Independent Research Firm Names Imperva a Leader in Database Auditing and Real-time Protection

May 9, 2011

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperva, the leader in data security, announced today that it has been named a Leader in the May 2011 “The Forrester Wave(TM): Database Auditing and Real-Time Protection, Q2 2011″ report for its SecureSphere Data Security Suite solution. Imperva was selected among six companies evaluated in the report.

To create the Forrester Wave report, analysts developed a set of 147 criteria to assess database auditing and real-time protection vendors on their current offerings, strategy and market presence. The report reflects an analysis of data from product demos and customer reference calls.

The Forrester Research, Inc. report states that “Imperva has strong support for auditing and compliance reporting, transaction and query auditing, real-time discovery, user-level and privileged-user auditing, policy definition and compliance policies, notification and alerting, and real-time protection. Imperva also has a strong product and corporate strategy, and its strong market presence should help it further increase growth in the coming years.”

“Cyber threats today are focused on one thing: the data. Deploying a sophisticated database security solution that can provide visibility into all access and activity, potential breaches or fraud is essential to a comprehensive data security program,” said Amichai Shulman, CTO and cofounder of Imperva. “We believe our position in the Forrester Wave report demonstrates our deep understanding of our customers’ data security needs and the overall threat landscape.”

Imperva’s SecureSphere Database Activity Monitoring delivers an automated and scalable database auditing solution that monitors and audits all access to sensitive data across heterogeneous database platforms. SecureSphere helps organizations demonstrate compliance with industry regulations through automated processes, audit analysis and customizable reports. In addition, SecureSphere accelerates incident response and forensic investigation with centralized management and advanced analytics.

About Imperva

Imperva is the global leader in data security. With more than 1,300 direct customers and 25,000 cloud customers, Imperva’s customers include leading enterprises, government organizations, and managed service providers who rely on Imperva to prevent sensitive data theft from hackers and insiders. The award-winning Imperva SecureSphere is the only solution that delivers full activity monitoring for databases, applications and file systems. For more information, visit www.imperva.com, follow us on Twitter or visit our blog.

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