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"The complexity of identifying and responding to security threats and meeting industry compliance requirements requires new approaches to break through cost of ownership and data management limitations imposed by legacy architectures," said Bruce Scott, one of Oracle's co-founders and the co-architect of the first three versions of the Oracle database, as it was announced today that he's joining the management team of SenSage - an emerging player in the security management space, has the fastest and most scalable system for collecting, storing and analyzing log event data. "SenSage's revolutionary ability to manage massive volumes of security event data will have the same dramatic impact on security management that Oracle had on relational data management," Scott continued. He will lead the expansion and execution of the company's product strategy. Throughout his ca... (more)

Ceridian Stored Value Solutions Taps ParAccel to Deliver Rapid Insight into Consumer Preferences

ParAccel, Inc., provider of the record-breaking ParAccel Analytic Database for data warehousing and analytics, today announced that Ceridian Stored Value Solutions, a leading prepaid and gift card solutions provider, has adopted the ParAccel Analytic Database (PADB) to gain insight across more than one billion transactions and hundreds of millions of cardholders annually. ParAccel allows Ceridian Stored Value Solutions to give major retailers, and other customers, faster and richer information about consumer behavior. Ceridian Stored Value Solutions is a leading innovator in custom magnetic strip gift cards with 600 clients, including six of the 10 largest U.S. retailers as well as airlines, casinos, sports franchises and e-commerce companies. As demand grew for greater insight into sales trends and cardholder behavior, Ceridian Stored Value Solutions was faced wit... (more)

SenSage Identifies Critical Security Information Management Shortcomings

SenSage, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise security analytics, today released a white paper entitled, "The Event Analysis and Retention Dilemma," which identifies significant security data information management deficiencies that can compromise an organization's compliance with regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, FFIEC and data privacy. Corporations must demonstrate corporate governance, security due process and adherence to regulatory compliance to their auditors, shareholders, partners and customers.  Compliance requires consistent security monitoring, full incident investigation and long-term data retention -- in some cases over seven years.  Half of reported incidents are perpetrated internally and cause the most financial damage.  Collecting and retaining application and security event information is critical to identifying sources of insider abu... (more)

MySQL Hires The Brains Behind Firebird

MySQL has hired Jim Starkey, creator of the InterBase database, which later became the popular open-source Firebird database,in addition to scooping up Starkey's one-man Firebird-based company, Netfrastructure. Starkey posted a letter to the Firebird community advising them of the news on Feb. 18. In the letter, Starkey said that he will be working full-time for MySQL, perhaps occasionally contributing input to Firebird development, but no longer taking an active role. Starkey's wife, Ann Harrison, one of the primary Firebird developers, will work for MySQL part-time, but she will continue to be active in the Firebird project, Starkey wrote. MySQL confirmed that Harrison would be joining MySQL's architecture group, while Starkey would take on the role of senior software architect. With the acquisition, MySQL not only scores Starkey's renowned database brainpower, it als... (more)

New Enterprise-Class Security Analytics Solution Breaks Event Data Management Barriers

SenSage, the leading provider of enterprise security analytics, has introduced SenSage 3.5 which overcomes event-data management obstacles, and streamlines compliance, investigation and monitoring processes. Unlike alternative solutions, SenSage's breakthrough approach takes advantage of its unique architecture developed to cost-effectively provide the highest levels of performance, scalability and data retention. SenSage 3.5 ludes a new integrated management console, extended clustering and high availability, and enhanced reporting and analytics. "SenSage has essentially addressed the scalability and cost concerns  associated with aggregating, retaining and readily analyzing activity logs to monitor internal controls and investigate threats," said Preston Wood, chief information security officer of Zions Bancorporation, a leading banking institution. "Not only are ... (more)

IBM Releases V 2.0 of Autonomic Toolkit

As more companies adopt autonomic computing, software developers must remain vigilant in providing customers the latest tools. IBM, one of the strongest proponents of autonomic computing, launched a new version of its Autonomic Computing Toolkit. Version 2.0 offers improved performance of autonomic technologies, expanded platform support, and improved Eclipse-based integration. Reaction from customers has been overwhelming positive, beginning with the toolkit's initial release in February. Customers have been calling for more autonomic provisions. The toolkit is built to work with the IBM Software Development Platform, and contains embeddable components, tools, usage scenarios and documentation. Clients can build and deploy autonomic capabilities into various applications. The technology allows rote, labor-intensive tasks to be executed electronically, enabling dev... (more)

SenSage Named Leader in Japanese Market for SIEM and Log Management

Enterprise software leader SenSage, Inc. has earned the top spot in market share for security log management software in Japan, according to a report by Japanese market analysis firm ITR Corporation.  The study of nearly 30 vendors that compete in the security log management market in Japan shows SenSage with a dominant market share of 30.4 percent, nearly twice that of the nearest competitor. ITR cited SenSage’s network of distribution and reseller partners and overall product quality as key differentiators in the marketplace. In addition, the report cited SenSage’s excellence in scalability, storage and analytical functions as key technical advantage. “Since its product launch in Japan in 2006, SenSage has been accepted by global-scale manufacturers and companies planning to develop comprehensive log management infrastructure in Japan,” said Takahiro Yukishima, rese... (more) Launches SenSage Event Data Warehouse Journal

SenSage Event Data Warehouse Journal ( launched today on More information on how to contribute to the magazine can be obtained from editorial (at) SenSage, Inc. provides actionable results and business intelligence from massive amounts of event data by offering the only patented, purpose-built event data warehouse and industry-specific solutions. Event data includes network, security and database logs, bank transactions, telecom call detail records (CDRs), and other systems of record. More than 350 customers have deployed SenSage solutions to reduce the risks associated with insider threats, Internet fraud, system downtime, and compliance mandates by providing faster, more granular analysis of privileged user behavior and analyzing anomalies across a network, including system and application activity. Based in Sa... (more)

SenSage to Participate in McAfee Sales Teaming Program

SenSage has announced it has been chosen by McAfee to participate in the new McAfee Sales Teaming Program. This invitation-only program is an expansion of the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance and provides SIA partners with a more proactive and mutually rewarding selling model. Under the program, SenSage and McAfee will work together to promote the joint solution. SenSage delivers scalable and customizable solutions built on a log data storage and analysis platform. The company has created event data warehouse software solutions, which are optimized for querying and correlation across event data sources to address new emerging use cases for a security data warehouse. The SenSage software allows organizations to demonstrate due process for compliance, forensics, insider threat response, control of privileged user activity and monitoring of access to sensitive data ... (more)

SenSage and McAfee, Inc. Strengthen Relationship to Drive Sales of Integrated Enterprise Security Solutions

Enterprise software leader SenSage, Inc. today announced it has been chosen by McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE) to participate in the new McAfee Sales Teaming Program. This invitation-only program is an expansion of the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance(TM) (SIA) and provides SIA partners with a more proactive and mutually rewarding selling model. Under the program, SenSage, which was named 2008 McAfee Most Innovative Technology Partner, and McAfee will work together to promote the award-winning joint solution. Customers will benefit from reduced costs, increased compliance and a more secure environment. "SenSage has been an outstanding partner and has worked aggressively to demonstrate innovation in its integration with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator software," said Joe Gottlieb , vice president of Corporate Strategy and Technology Alliances, McAfee. "With our new Sales Teami... (more)

Global Physical Security Market by System & Services Forecast to 2019 Research Report Available at

DALLAS, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The physical security market analysis consists of various types of security systems, services, verticals, and regions. The overall market size is found by adding up the market size of each system such as access control systems, biometrics scanners, locks, surveillance cameras, and security management software. Physical security basically implies the set of measures taken to prevent or mitigate damage or unauthorized access from internal or external threats to facilities such as government buildings, public places, enterprises, defense installations, and critical infrastructures. The demand for integrated security systems is growing rapidly as the latest trends in technology and product upgradations is continuously optimizing the costs involved in security management. Companies like Anixter, Cisco, CSC, EMC Corporation, Ge... (more)