14 October 2005
"Engineers within Symantec have built a new appliance that could eventually lead the company into the database security business. The project has been tested by a handful of Symantec customers since September, and the company is expected to decide within the next few months whether to bring it to market.
The unnamed appliance is a pre-configured server that sits on the network and monitors the database traffic, looking for inappropriate queries. "We're providing Big Brother in a box, if you like, to just keep a gentle eye on people. And if people deviate from their normal patterns, we can flag that," said Gerry Egan, group product manager with Symantec's Advanced Concepts Group."....