SOURCE: Tizor Systems

May 16, 2007 08:53 ET

Tizor Systems Announces Mantra U Data Auditing and Protection Program for Higher Education

First Program Designed to Help Meet Data Security Needs of Colleges and Universities

MAYNARD, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 16, 2007 -- Tizor Systems, the leading provider of enterprise data auditing and protection solutions for the data center, today announced the launch of "Mantra U," a program tailored to the unique data protection challenges of colleges and universities. Mantra U is a comprehensive package of products and services that provides schools with advanced data auditing technology capable of protecting sensitive data from theft or misuse. With everything that a university needs to get a database auditing and data protection system up and running, Mantra U includes quick start data auditing templates for data theft protection and data compliance, architecture and design services, custom training courses and deployment services.

"Universities face a huge data security challenge. They need to provide easy data access to a large number of transient users while protecting sensitive personal and financial information belonging to students, alumni, faculty and benefactors stored in their databases, file servers and mainframe applications," said Joel Rosen, president and CEO of Tizor Systems. "We created this program to help schools mitigate the latest threats to data while enabling access."

As evidenced by Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, who reports thirty breaches affecting colleges and universities since January 1, 2007, institutions of higher education are a prime target for information thieves. These thieves are leveraging cutting-edge tools and tactics to access sensitive data. Colleges and universities are looking for technologies to address this problem. Tizor's Mantra, a key component of the Manta U program, is a new class of network-based, enterprise data auditing and protection solution that catches suspicious user behavior that may signal data theft and/or non-compliance with data privacy and protection laws.

For more information on the Mantra U. program visit: http://www.tizor.com/News-And-Events/Hot-Topics/Mantra-U

About Mantra

A new class of network-based data auditing and protection solution, Mantra provides real-time monitoring, reporting, theft detection and alerting on all critical data asset. Mantra monitors activity across structured and unstructured data, including databases, file servers and mainframe applications, providing a unified solution that can scale to even the largest data centers.

A passive, non-inline appliance that's transparent to existing infrastructure, Mantra has no performance impact on applications, systems or processes. Patent-pending Behavioral Fingerprinting® technology identifies suspicious behavior in real time, and generates alerts to prevent unauthorized user activity.

About Tizor

Tizor provides the world's largest companies with the only enterprise data auditing and protection solutions capable of monitoring and reporting on all critical data activity across the enterprise data center -- databases, file servers, and mainframe applications -- for compliance assurance, data protection and theft detection. Tizor's Mantra solutions enable the highest level of compliance assurance, data security and privacy by providing a complete life-cycle of intelligent data auditing capabilities including audit reporting, theft detection, alerting and data protection that deliver real-time insight into and control over user activity affecting critical data assets. Founded by former Bell Labs researchers and headquartered in Maynard, Massachusetts, Tizor is venture financed and led by industry veterans in networking, security, and software and systems management. More information on Tizor can be found at www.tizor.com.

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