We never stop working to upgrade the security of our products—check out new enhancements to Oracle ODBC, Hybrid Data Pipeline and IBM dashDB.
As we move forward into the new year, we recognize that your security concerns didn’t stop in 2017. Security needs are continuously evolving, and we are constantly improving our products to make sure you stay ahead of them. We recently announced a series of security updates to several key products in our Data Connectivity and Integration suite, and this blog summarizes these upgrades so that you can take advantage of the improvements.
At Progress DataDirect, we are constantly updating our connectors’ security so that our partners can continue to rely on us for their data access security needs. This includes veracode scanning with each delivery to ensure data access is secure and free from malicious code or other backdoor threats. Below we’ll break down the security highlights from our recent releases.
We have upgraded our Oracle ODBC 8.0.2 driver with support for Oracle Wallet, Oracle Internet Directory and New Data Integrity Algorithms (SHA – 256, 384, 512).
Hybrid Data Pipeline (HDP), our lightweight, embeddable data access service that simplifies integration by connecting directly to data via ODBC, JDBC or OData (REST), has received several key improvements with the upgrade to Hybrid Data Pipeline 4.2.1.
Now called IBM Db2 Warehouse on the Cloud, IBM dashDB provides data warehousing and analytics as a service. Progress DataDirect offers high-performing ODBC, JDBC and OData connectors for dashDB.
We’ll continue to work tirelessly throughout 2018 (and beyond) to make accessing your data both easy and secure, no matter where it is being housed. Learn more about our data connectivity solutions and all our recent releases.
As always, we welcome you to contact us if you have any security questions.
Nishanth Kadiyala is a Technical Marketing Manager at Progress. He got his B.Tech degree from IIT Guwahati and his MBA from UNC Chapel Hill. He has worked on several technologies including database designing, SQL querying and Cloud Computing in the past. Currently, he is committed to educating enterprises about standards based connectivity via ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET and OData. He is also proficient with DataDirect Hybrid Connectivity Services – DataDirect Cloud and Hybrid Data Pipeline. You can stay in touch with him through Twitter.
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