One Identity, our Golden Partner and a proven leader in helping organizations implement an identity-centric security strategy, has announced that its One Identity Safeguard solution now supports Microsoft SQL Server 2017 and SQL Server 2019 database environments. Microsoft was positioned as a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems*. One Identity Safeguard, organizations can for the first time securely manage, monitor, record and audit database administrators’ access to SQL Server environments to enable appropriate privileged user activity and quickly identify suspicious behavior.
One Identity is the first privileged access management (PAM) vendor to audit SQL Server and Azure SQL Database connections by native client support, drastically speeding up and simplifying deployment, maintenance and user workflows – not only for full time employed users but third-party users as well.
“Database security has never been more paramount as hackers place an increasingly high value on an organization's stored data assets,” said Darrell Long, vice president of Product Management for One Identity. “Key to protecting these assets is ensuring that database administrator access and activity is fully monitored and managed in order to quickly identify suspicious commands and potential security threats. We launched native support for recording SQL Server and Azure SQL Database sessions in Safeguard to help organizations increase database security to protect their most sensitive and valuable information.”