Fotinet’s FortiDB family of database security appliances now providesvulnerability assessment (VA) support for MySQL Enterprise from SunMicrosystems. The Sunnyvale, Calif., company said the appliancessafeguard against enterprise data concerns that cross over deeply intoopen source applications. FortiDB works by identifying the weaknesswithin a database, alerting system administrators of potential threatsand offering remediation advice.
“As MySQL customers grow and evolve their database managementpractices, the need for security becomes more important,” said NicolasPujol, head of MySQL alliances and channels at Sun Microsystems.“Fortinet is a great option for MySQL Enterprise subscribers looking tosecure complex heterogeneous database environments from operational andreputational damage that can be inflicted on an improperly protectedenterprise.”
“With growing concerns over the protection of consumer and corporatedata combined with the heightened focus on compliance regulations, suchas those highlighted by the Payment Credit Card Industry, more and morecustomers are looking for ways to better protect their databases,” saidAnthony James, vice president of products, Fortinet. “We’re pleased tobe certified for MySQL Enterprise so that DBAs in these environmentscan confidently secure important data in their database and do so costeffectively with Fortinet.”

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