Banner® Data Defense

Banner® Data Defense

Data breaches are more sophisticated, frequent and devastating than ever. Rather than spend precious resources undoing damage to your assets and your reputation, implement a comprehensive database security solution that thwarts attacks in the first place.

Safeguard your data and minimise risk

Simplify encryption

Simplify encryption

Rely on a tablespace encryption-supported methodology designed for Ellucian environments.

Audit activity

Audit activity

Set alerts, generate reports, investigate suspicious activities and deter inappropriate actions.

Improve accuracy

Improve accuracy

Apply implementation strategies, expert installation and rigorous performance testing.

Identify vulnerabilities

Identify vulnerabilities

Keep up to date with current threats to minimise the potential for data breaches and unauthorised access.

Features

Encryption package

Encryption package

encodes data in transit and at rest to prevent unauthorised access to information.

  • Secures, shares and manages keys across the institution
  • Manages key lifecycle stages including creation, rotation and expiration
  • Seamlessly enrols and provisions server endpoints
  • Centralises keys in a modern, secure and robust key management platform
Audit tool

Audit tool

provides alerts and reports that help you craft gold-standard policies across all databases.

  • Consolidates audit data and logs generated by databases, operating systems, directories, file systems and custom sources into a secure centralised repository
  • Provides enterprise security intelligence and efficient-compliance reporting by combining, monitoring and reporting data
  • Tracks all database changes, server errors and user activity
Database firewall

Database firewall

monitors for malicious intent and provides the first line of defense against database-specific attacks and SQL injections.

  • Accurately detects and blocks unauthorised database activity including SQL injection attacks by monitoring traffic to Oracle® and non-Oracle databases
  • Utilises a unique SQL grammar-analysis engine and easy-to-define whitelists and blacklists to ensure high accuracy and performance
  • Delivers horizontal and vertical scalability through easy-to-deploy “software appliances”
Expert implementation

Expert implementation

keeps your security strategy evolving along with software, as well as critical systems running at top performance.

  • Provides best-practice security guidelines to help you correctly configure this powerful set of defense-in-depth solutions
  • Delivers tightly aligned configuration and security based on Ellucian’s knowledge of Banner architecture
  • Ensures accuracy—our experts have years of experience testing performance and ensuring quality while working with both Banner® by Ellucian and Oracle® databases

How it works

Banner® Data Defense provides an Oracle®-developed data and network encryption package, firewall and audit tool to offer a comprehensive security strategy that protects your sensitive information. Plus, it’s tailored to Banner® by Ellucian—built by Banner experts for Banner customers for total system alignment.

Safeguard your data and boost compliance

Why use Banner Data Defense?

Protect your data with the industry’s only Banner-specific security solution.