SOURCE: Tizor Systems

October 26, 2007 15:16 ET

Tizor Cited as a Leader in the Enterprise Database Auditing and Real-Time Protection Market by Independent Research Firm

Mantra Data Auditing and Protection Solution Cited as a Leader With Perfect Score in Performance and Scalability, Usability and Corporate Strategy

MAYNARD, MA--(Marketwire - October 26, 2007) - Tizor Systems, a leading provider of enterprise data auditing and protection solutions for the data center, is positioned as a Leader in the October 2007 report The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Database Auditing and Real Time Protection, Q4 2007. The report states that Tizor is best suited to auditing both structured and unstructured data.

The report states, "Tizor Systems is a Leader in the enterprise database auditing and real-time protection market because it provides strong support for alerting, audit and compliance reporting, performance, policy administration, the discovery of private data, integration with files and custom applications, auditing of structured and unstructured data, and end-to-end audit analysis." Noel Yuhanna, Forrester Research Principal Analyst, writes "This broad support enables enterprises to implement a unified data auditing and protection solution across the enterprise."

Mantra received perfect marks for performance and scalability, usability and corporate strategy. Its patent-pending Behavioral Fingerprinting® technology was cited for its ability to identify suspicious or anomalous user behavior in real-time.

"As a newer player in the market, we are very pleased that Forrester has recognized our unique architectural approach and acknowledged us as a Leader in database auditing and protection," said Joel Rosen, Tizor president and CEO. "Forrester's Wave Report does a thorough job of analyzing the features of these solutions to help guide security and data compliance professionals as they evaluate data auditing solutions for their organizations. And once enterprises see data auditing in action, the capabilities of these products becomes even clearer."

Tizor Mantra is the only data/database auditing and protection solution designed specifically for high-performance, network-based data auditing. As such, Mantra's patent-pending architecture provides unmatched visibility into all activity affecting valuable, sensitive and regulated data. Tizor's customers include leaders in the financial services/insurance, retail, manufacturing and airline industries, among others. These companies deploy Mantra to protect critical data assets and comply with regulations such as Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS).

The Forrester Wave is copyrighted by Forrester Research, Inc. Forrester and Forrester Wave are trademarks of Forrester Research, Inc. The Forrester Wave is a graphical representation of Forrester's call on a market and is plotted using a detailed spreadsheet with exposed scores, weightings, and comments. Forrester does not endorse any vendor, product, or service depicted in the Forrester Wave. Information is based on best available resources. Opinions reflect judgment at the time and are subject to change.

About Tizor

Tizor provides the world's largest companies with the only enterprise data auditing and protection solutions capable of monitoring, reporting and alerting on all critical data activity across the enterprise data center -- databases, file servers and mainframe applications. Tizor's global enterprise customers include financial institutions, insurance companies, retailers, manufacturers, healthcare providers and airlines, among others. These companies rely on Tizor's Mantra solutions to protect critical data assets, detect data breaches and provide data-related compliance, including SOX and PCI.

Headquartered in Maynard, Massachusetts, Tizor is a member of IBM's Data Governance Council and the PCI Vendor Alliance. Visit Tizor's Website at http://www.tizor.com or data auditing blog at http://blog.tizor.com.

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