Posts Categorized in Audit & Compliance

As the pace of software and database development increases, so audit and compliance become even more important. Companies and organizations need to ensure they follow stringent regulatory requirements, while remaining competitive. Redgate is actively researching the topic to discover where the pain points are and develop solutions to resolve them.

12 October 2018

12 October 2018

Data Masker vNext: Have your say on the future of data masking

Back in 2017 Redgate acquired Net2000, a leading provider of data masking solutions for SQL Server databases. Since then, we’ve invested heavily in the data masking tools to ensure our customers can balance the need to deliver software faster with the requirement to remain compliant with legislation like the GDPR. Our efforts didn’t stop... Read more

28 September 2018

28 September 2018

The future of SQL Census

SQL Census is a prototype application designed to help users navigate SQL Server permissions. We launched it in April 2017 to address the growing need for DBAs and other IT professionals to see who can do what in their data estate. It’s a tedious task to find out who has access to databases and... Read more

17 August 2018

17 August 2018

8 practices for business data security

These days, everything from buying clothes to banking is done online, and this is all thanks to technology. The shift of transactional and record-keeping systems from physical to virtual has led to an unprecedented amount of problems, the most troublesome of which are around security. Implementing data security in any business is an ongoing... Read more

16 August 2018

16 August 2018

What SOX means to the DBA

The responsibilities of a database administrator can seem endless, so why should that already heavy workload be burdened with legislation compliance? Surely, legal stuff can be dealt with by lawyers? Unfortunately, this is no longer the case. With legislation like the GDPR, PCI, CCPA, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and HIPAA, the requirements for protecting and preserving... Read more

5 June 2018

5 June 2018

Reducing risk with Smart Recommendations in SQL Census

One of the most prominent subjects of the last few months within organizations in many industries across the globe has been centered around data security. Organizational compliance with regulations surrounding management of data is increasingly imperative. Implementing measures to safeguard against risks to data security is vital. SQL Census is a prototype, created by... Read more