REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Imperva, Inc. (NYSE: IMPV), pioneering the third pillar of enterprise security with a new layer of protection designed specifically for physical and virtual data centers, today announced the company has acquired real-time mainframe security auditing agents from Tomium Software.
The Tomium Software solution enhances the security of z/OS mainframe environments by enabling continuous auditing of DB2 and IMS database activity with high efficiency and comprehensive event monitoring. Tomium Software monitoring agents stream real-time audit data to the Imperva SecureSphere platform, a centralized security management and reporting framework. Imperva previously had an OEM agreement to license the Tomium Software solution, and with the acquisition will natively integrate the Tomium technology into the SecureSphere platform to unify auditing, reporting, and real-time monitoring across heterogeneous platforms.
“Imperva has leveraged Tomium Software real-time auditing technology to heighten our ability to protect critical assets on the mainframe,” said Mark Kraynak, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Marketing, Imperva. “With the acquisition, we look forward to extending the Imperva solution to include needed data security functionality to further protect against modern attacks and achieve regulatory compliance.”
“At Tomium Software, we have a laser focus on protecting z/OS environments for the most demanding users around the world,” said Dan Hoffmann, Director, Product Management for Tomium Software. “We have been working closely with Imperva since 2010 and we are thrilled to join the team. We look forward to accelerating our development of new products and natively integrating z/OS security data into Imperva’s SecureSphere.”
Imperva has hired all key Tomium Software employees. The asset acquisition demonstrates Imperva’s commitment to provide best-of-breed cross platform security solutions. For the first time, users of IBM mainframes have the opportunity to choose a database auditing solution including the mainframe developed entirely by one company.
Imperva, pioneering the third pillar of enterprise security, fills the gaps in endpoint and network security by directly protecting high-value applications and data assets in physical and virtual data centers. With an integrated security platform built specifically for modern threats, Imperva data center security provides the visibility and control needed to neutralize attack, theft, and fraud from inside and outside the organization, mitigate risk, and streamline compliance. Over 3000 customers in more than 75 countries rely on our SecureSphere® platform to safeguard their business. Imperva is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. Learn more: www.imperva.com, our blog, on Twitter.
Forward Looking Statement
This news release contains forward-looking statements, including those regarding the anticipated benefits to Imperva of the acquisition of the Tomium Software assets, the expectation that the company will extend its solution to include needed data security functionality to further protect against modern attacks and achieve regulatory compliance and the expectation that the acquisition will accelerate the development of new products and will result in native integration of z/OS security data into Imperva’s SecureSphere. These forward-looking statements are subject to material risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Investors should consider important risk factors, which include: the risk that Imperva will be unable to successfully integrate the Tomium Software assets, the risk that Imperva will have difficulty retaining key employees of Tomium Software; the risk that our development expenses are greater than we anticipate; and other risks detailed under the caption “Risk Factors” in the company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 12, 2013 and the company’s other SEC filings. You can obtain copies of the company’s SEC filings on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.
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