Application Security, Inc. Releases AppDetective for Sybase

Sybase Discovery, Penetration Testing, and Vulnerability Assessment Scanner

NEW YORK, NY – Application Security, Inc. ( announces the availability of AppDetective for Sybase, which is an application security scanner designed to perform network-based penetration tests and vulnerability assessments. Already empowering end-users to pro-actively secure Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and Lotus Domino installations, Application Security, Inc. extends AppDetective’s revolutionary methodology and knowledgebase of application-specific vulnerabilities to secure and protect Sybase databases. AppDetective easily locates, examines, reports, and helps fix Sybase security vulnerabilities with a click of a button. (Coming soon for IBM DB2, MySQL, Oracle9iAS (Oracle’s Application Server), and Microsoft Exchange).

“Sybase is a powerful database with many robust security features,” says Aaron C. Newman, Chief Technology Officer of Application Security, Inc. “AppDetective reduces the cost of securing your Sybase installations and empowers database administrators to effectively provide secure database applications.”

Automated Sybase Discovery and Inventory
AppDetective accurately locates and identifies Sybase databases as well as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and Lotus Domino servers. Version numbers, patches, as well as other key application information integral for inventory purposes is presented and utilized for further security analysis.

East-to-Execute Sybase Security Examination
Regardless of database or even Sybase security expertise, AppDetective users are empowered to proactively perform automated non-intrusive attack simulations. “Zero knowledge” penetration tests and security audits can easily be performed on target Sybase database installations remotely over the Internet from their laptop or desktop.

Easy-to-Generate and Easy-to-Understand Sybase Security Reports AppDetective users are empowered to provide deliverables in the form of reports to communicate Sybase security vulnerabilities and misconfigurations to clients, colleagues, and everyone within their organization. AppDetective provides reports on the security of individual databases or applications as well as across multiple ones installed within your network providing a “bird’s-eye-view” of your environment. Easy-to-read reports empower users with the information they need to quickly address the security holes and vulnerabilities uncovered by AppDetective.

About Application Security, Inc.
Application Security, Inc. is an organization dedicated to the security, defense, and protection of the application layer. Solutions are provided to proactively secure (penetration testing/vulnerability assessment), actively defend/monitor (intrusion detection), and protect (encryption) your most critical applications including database, groupware, and ERP systems. Free evaluation versions of our solutions are available for download at –

Contact: Stephen Grey,, 212-490-6022 or 1-866-9APPSEC

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