DATABASE SECURITY

By : Satyendra kr. Reg. 6182

Definition Database Security is the mechanism that protect the database against intentional or accidental threats.Loss of confidentiality . We consider database security in relation to the following situations: .Theft and Fraud .

.Introduction Loss of privacy Loss of integrity Loss of availability Threat is any intentional or accidental event that may adversely affect the system.

Using another person s log-in name to logaccess data . .Program/Data alteration .Introduction (Cont) Examples of threats: .Viruses .Illegal entry by hacker .Unauthorized copying data .Etc.

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