IBM Guardium

IBM Guardium for Safeguarding Critical Data

Securing Sensitive Data Across a Range of Environments

IBM Security Guardium is a far-reaching data security platform that provides an entire range of abilities. It helps secure sensitive data across a complete range of environments right from databases to big data, cloud, file systems and more. Guardium also offers automated analysis to promptly expose external and internal risks to sensitive data.

Data is challenging to be protected

  • Dynamic Data multiplies and moves quickly
  • In Demand Workers need to continuously access and share data to do their work
  • Distributed Data is all over the place, across infrastructure and applications

What are the common security challenges?

  • Complex environments
  • Multiple access paths
  • Firewalls, IDS/IPS cannot avoid traffic that appears to be valid
  • Most organizations have formal data security policies but,
  • No practical implementation mechanisms
  • No visibility into what is going on

Why Guardium?

Guardium is the most widely deployed solution. It has the unique ability to:

  • Safeguard critical enterprise information
  • A highly skilled consulting pool that will be assigned to every project
  • Simplify governance with centralized policies for heterogeneous infrastructures
  • Constantly monitor access and change to high-value databases
  • Provide granular visibility & real-time policies
  • Offer broad heterogeneous support
  • Deeply automate the process

IBM’s Approach to Data Security, Compliance and Privacy

Understanding the Risks and Uncovering Exposure

  • Define and Share: Business and IT agree on relative data risk, value
  • Discover and Classify: Exploring data sources and plotting the sources for value and risk

Mitigating Risk with Data Protection

  • Mask, Redact, Encrypt: Moving the risk areas above the line
  • Cleanse risky data and configurations

Expansion to the Enterprise

Maintaining a Tolerant Risk Level

  • Monitor Data Activity: Keeping Risk- prone areas above the line
  • Dynamically remove risk

Manage critical physical assets on one common platform

IBM Maximo is a complete enterprise asset management solution that helps organizations to:

  • Understand best practices for improving the productivity and efficiency of critical assets
  • Manage asset life cycle
  • Address industry concerns, especially in relation to specific requirements
  • Reduce cost and automate common processes
  • Easily integrate business systems already present in the enterprise

The takeaways of having in place an asset productivity and protection solution include:

  • Improved asset analysis
  • Reduced manual intervention
  • Better response to complex supply chain demands
  • Continuous improvement
  • Improved organizational learning
  • Greater organizational compliance

Royal Cyber & You

Royal Cyber is an IBM Premier Business Partner with more than 10 years of experience in IBM technologies.

  • Royal Cyber continues to provide the most wide-range of security consulting capabilities in the industry.
  • Our experts are positioned everywhere in the world to readily serve clients like you in variety of needs.
  • From assessment, to setting up security operations center (SOC), Royal Cyber has the expertise to deliver client success.
  • Royal Cyber can help you significantly reduce the risks and overheads of protecting and managing critical business data on your own.

Guardium delivers value across a wide range of industries

Royal Cyber is an IBM Premier Business Partner with more than 10 years of experience in IBM technologies.

  • An insurance firm can now oversee the security for around 1,000 databases with only one full-time worker.
  • A huge utilities company accomplished a 55 percent ROI in under one year, guaranteeing SOX and PCI compliance for 4.5 million records.
  • A worldwide bank can screen more than 5,000 data’s, including big data transactions, continuously—without affecting the execution of critical applications.
  • A car maker can screen and review 500 production databases to expand security, while decreasing its security staff prerequisites by 90 percent.
Database Systems

IBM Security Guardium helps

Analyze sensitive data

  • Discover and classify sensitive data – and uncover compliance risks – automatically
  • Know who is accessing data, spot anomalies, and stop data loss with real-time data, application, and file activity monitoring
  • Rapidly analyze data usage patterns to uncover and remediate risks

Analyze sensitive data

  • Shield the business from financial risk with automated data compliance and extensive audit capabilities
  • Control critical data through encryption, masking, redaction, and dynamic blocking and alerting
  • Block elicit internal & external data and file access with real-time monitoring, including managing privileges and authenticating users to limit data access.

Seamlessly adapt to changes that affect your data security

  • Support traditional and disruptive technologies – such as Hadoop, noSQL and Cloud
  • Support your entire data protection journey – from compliance to end-to-end data protection with the same infrastructure and approach
  • Reduce costs and improve results using a single data protection infrastructure for your entire environment

Comprehensive Guardium Consulting Services

  • Developing and maintaining best practices for Enterprise Data Security
  • Data Encryption
  • Maximizing value of Data Privacy
  • Proactive Health Checks
  • Managed Services
  • Continually optimizing Activity Monitoring
  • Capacity planning