Cognos, a world leader in business intelligence and performance management solutions, announced the results of a recent security evaluation on Cognos 8 Business Intelligence performed by Symantec Corporation. Cognos 8 BI helps enterprise customers worldwide continue to progress BI standardization and performance management initiatives with increased confidence in secure information delivery and access throughout the organization.

Cognos 8 Business Intelligence has gone through an independent and detailed security evaluation conducted by Symantec. According to the report, the overall design of Cognos 8 BI employs a robust architecture for secure reporting and analysis. The security assessment also revealed that Cognos understands sound security practices and has surpassed industry best practices by designing a secure architecture and framework for reporting and analysis applications. The audit concluded that, at the time of the assessment, " none of the capabilities assessed contained high risk instances of common web application vulnerabilities."

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