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Intel’s McAfee Acquires Sentrigo To Boost Database Security Offerings

Intel’s McAfee Acquires Sentrigo To Boost Database Security Offerings. That’s not surprising, given that Sentrigo has the best product in that space. Oracle already acquired Secerno last year, so other vendors now have to build their portfolio.

Dave DeWalt, president of McAfee said of the acquisition: McAfee is continuing to broaden its security portfolio to now-secure databases, as well as endpoints, networks, email and web. He added that the company is also announcing a “complete database security platform” which includes products across the McAfee portfolio.

McAfee’s Vulnerability Manager for Databases will automatically  discover all databases on the network, collect a full inventory of  configuration details, and determine if the latest patches have been  applied and scans for vulnerabilities. McAfee’s Database Activity  Monitoring (DAM), not only tracks database changes, but also protects  data from external threats and malicious insiders with real-time alerts  and session termination.

Let’s see what the combined companies are going to bring.