Mark Simmonds, a senior product marketing manager, talks with Butch Stearns of The Pulse Network TV about InfoSphere® Guardium® on System z® for the healthcare industry. In the inverview, Mark explains how InfoSphere Guardium works, its benefits and advantages, and how it's viewed in the marketplace. He also examines the very serious costs associated when security breaches occur.
In the first discussion, Mark explains database and security monitoring in the healthcare industry, and describes how InfoSphere Guardium is a preventative, proactive approach to security audit, and compliance.
Costs involved with security breaches
In the second part of the discussion, Mark explains some of the costs that are involved with breaches of security and the healthcare industry. He discusses where breaches occur and how being proactive can help companies avoid lawsuits, heavy fines, and bad publicity.
Benefits and advantages
In the next part, Mark discusses the benefits and advantages of InfoSphere Guardium for System z and how it's secure, efficient, and cross-platform. He explains how InfoSphere Guardium uses probes and collectors, eliminating the need to rely on native database auditing.
In the final discussion, Mark explains how InfoSphere Guardium is viewed in the marketplace. He describes the product's leading customers and how it was awarded the highest score in overall market presence, current offering, and strategy by Forrester Research Incorporated.