What Is Database Security: Standards, Threats, Protection

Database security refers to the range of tools, controls, and measures designed to establish and preserve database confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Main database security threats:

  • Insider threats;
  • Human error;
  • Injection attacks;
  • Overflow exploitation;
  • Denial of service (DoS/DDoS) attacks;
  • Backup attacks;
  • Malware.

How are databases secure (best practices):

  • Database planning;
  • Configuration;
  • Data classification;
  • Security control;
  • Discovery management;
  • Vulnerability analysis;
  • Administrative and network access controls;
  • End-user account/device security.

Database security is one of the most important concerns throughout the data management landscape today. Follow the guide to learn more.


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