Any unauthorized change or access event on your SQL Server can jeopardize the security of your enterprise’s business intelligence or cause system disruptions. To protect your sensitive data and ensure no suspicious user activity goes under your radar, you need to keep an eye on every action that takes place across your SQL databases. However, using native SQL reporting tools can be a real challenge because it requires manual scripting and crawling through mountains of audit data from disparate sources. Is there a simpler way to get comprehensive audit data analysis and reporting?
To track activity across your SQL databases, you can use the native SQL Server reporting tools in SQL Server Management Studio. But be ready to spend time and effort creating and executing queries to answer questions such as who deleted a database or how permissions were modified — especially if you’re not fluent in Transact-SQL. Plus, you’ll need a lot of patience and a sharp eye to sift through hundreds of rows of data in order to put the pieces of the puzzle together from those hard-to-read reports.
Netwrix Auditor for SQL is a reporting software for SQL Server that delivers powerful security analytics and audit data analysis. Insightful, ready-to-use reports and dashboards show you all the critical details about every change and access event that can put your sensitive data at risk or cause server downtime. With Netwrix Auditor at your fingertips, you can: