What's New in 9.96

Level up your database and virtual security

New features and improvements you’ll get excited about

New: State-in-Time reports for SQL Server

Close permission gaps in your SQL Server to ensure your database security — Untangle complex database- and server-level permissions, and get a clear picture of who has access to what, so you can close your security gaps before threat actors get their chance. Simplify the entitlement review process, and keep user permissions in line with internal policies and further reduce the number of audit findings.

Maintain good database hygiene — Reduce the time and frustration associated with gathering and analyzing critical database configurations settings by getting a single-pane-of-glass view into your database setup, so you can ensure that everything is in line with your internal policies and finally take a well-deserved break at work.

New: State-in-Time reports for VMware

Remediate your weak spots to improve the security of your virtual environment — Understand the permissions in your virtual environment and clearly see who has access to what, so you can remediate excessive rights that increase the risk of attackers getting their hands on your sensitive data, disrupting business processes or causing you additional audit findings.

New: Netwrix Auditor for Network Devices

Simplify IT auditing of Cisco Meraki, HPE Aruba and Pulse Connect Secure — Gain a single-pane-of-glass-view into Cisco Meraki, HPE Aruba and Pulse Connect Secure configuration changes and both successful and failed logon attempts, so you can have the entire audit trail available from one place.

Respond to events that might cause downtime before anyone notices — Quickly detect when your switches, routers or other network devices suddenly stop responding, so you can troubleshoot the issue before it causes downtime and affects your users or customers.

New: The Account locked out alert — Whenever an AD account gets locked out, get an alert with all the critical details required for troubleshooting, so you can restore access before user even picks up the phone.

New: The Azure AD sign-in from suspicious location alert — Promptly detect successful and failed logons to your Azure AD and cloud applications that come from outside your trusted location, such as a specific IP address, IP range or even country. Then immediately investigate this suspicious activity and take proper measures to prevent damage.

Other major improvements

Transition to MFA while keeping your IT auditing centralizedNetwrix Auditor now supports MFA-only tenants, so it’s the right time to comply with this Microsoft security requirement while keeping your top-notch, centralized IT auditing across SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Azure AD.

Easily secure your Netwrix service accountNetwrix Auditor now supports group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA) for Netwrix services and data collection, so you can keep your service accounts secure while automating common management tasks, like resetting their passwords.

+ Other enhancements that improve Netwrix Auditor usability and performance.