DARAD Corp: Database auditing tool company responds to customer challenges in meeting the IT requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act


Dan Nickchen
[email protected]

Greenville, WI, February 7, 2006 – DARAD Corp has introduced
Release 2.0 of its database auditing tool that assists public
companies with Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance.

Dan Nickchen, co-founder of DARAD, said, “Our DBSysLog tool
helps companies assure the integrity of their corporate database
by providing secure reports to external auditors about system
and user activity. After its initial release in October of 2005,
our customers identified the challenge of correlating user
changes with the company’s change management system. They
wanted a way to more easily and rapidly confirm valid database
modifications. Our Activity Comments change correlation system,
which is now available in Release 2.0 of our tool, effectively
addresses this challenge.”

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act was signed into law on July 30, 2002 “to
protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of
corporate disclosures made pursuant to the securities laws”.
One area of concern is the integrity of a company’s database
where most of the data driving these disclosures are stored and

The DBSysLog database auditing tool assures database integrity
by providing audit reports that are completely isolated from the
individuals responsible for database creation and maintenance –
even the main administrator of the database. With the
introduction of Release 2.0, the tool now allows users to enter
comments about a database modification so auditors can easily
and rapidly separate valid changes from those that are

The Activity Comments change correlation system is another
example of DARAD’s focus on helping its customers meet the IT
control requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

DARAD Corp (www.darad.com), based in Greenville, WI, provides
IT tools to streamline and manage information technology. One of
these solutions is a database auditing tool to address concerns
about data integrity within corporate databases
(www.dbsyslog.com). Several factors are driving demand for the
company’s products, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002,
the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
and anxiety about the privacy and security of personal data.