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;
How are databases secure (best practices):
- Database planning;
- 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.