What do sequoias and Dasera have in common?

They’re both giant.

See the forest and the trees with our latest 3.0 release referred to as Sequoia.

Key Benefits in Our Sequoia Release


More Visibility

Dasera automatically scans your entire cloud account for new data stores, detects misconfigurations, and analyzes permissions to sensitive data.


More Risk Detection

Dasera can be configured to detect if data store configurations are changed, when data is modified, as well as the presence of certain data types in a data set.


More Data Stores Type

Dasera has added support for Oracle, MariaDB, Postgres, MySQL (on RDS), Heroku-Postgres, and application logs.


Better Control

Classification and Data-in-Use Monitoring can now be turned on/off by data store, and query scans can now be configured by time of day.


Better Usability

Data samples for classification can be displayed, omni search has been added, and filtering and bulk editing have been updated.

Automated Data Store Discovery

  • Auto-Discovery of new cloud data stores in your entire cloud account every hour
  • Notifications via email, Slack, SNS, Pub/Sub when new data stores are discovered

Automated Misconfiguration Detection

  • Scans each discovered cloud data store
  • Checks if encryption and backup is turned on
  • Checks if the data store is left publicly accessible
  • Provide Misconfiguration Risks based on Data Store Sensitivity

Automated Privilege Assessment

  • Dasera automatically discovers which user and roles has access to each data store
  • Over-privileged sensitive data stores are highlighted
  • Principle of least privilege is encouraged by highlighting Excessive privileged users based on their last access
  • No-code policy editor can be used to track changes to access and risks and generate automated alerts to your choice of notification service

More Types of Risk Detected

  • Dasera’s no-code policy editor can be used to specify policies associated with these new risk types
  • When a specific data type is discovered in a data set (“Field Classified”)
  • When a data set has been modified by the user with either an INSERT, UPDATE, or DELETE query (“Data Modified”)
  • When misconfiguration risk is updated due to changes to encryption, backup or public accessibility (“Misconfiguration”)

More Types of Data Stores Supported

  • Dasera now supports PostgreSQL, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and Maria DB on Amazon RDS
  • Additionally, for data stores that don’t have query logs, Dasera can now ingest application query logs from an S3 bucket. E.g for Heroku PostgreSQL.

Better Control & Usability

  • Different types of Dasera monitoring can be turned on and off by data store
  • Query scans an be configured by time of day
  • Bulk edit and filter updated, omni search added