DQ A - Securing enterprise database management systems is...

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Unformatted text preview: Securing enterprise database management systems is crucial in today's environment as more companies offer access to information contained in their internal databases. When designing the database it's important to implement it with the intention of protecting it from both internal and external attacks. A database should be designed with security as a central focus of assigning roles and groups so that the people who need access to the information are the only ones who can truly access it. In addition, any capabilities that exist for editing the data should be strongly controlled by a security layer. This ensures that the information contained in the database stays secure and as accurate as possible. In addition, sensitive information within the database can also be stored in an encrypted manner to prevent access to sensitive information. If a database contains things such as passwords they should be encrypted so that a user who has access to the database can not read a password in clear text in the...
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course BSA/310 BSA/310 taught by Professor Forman during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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