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The Database Security Checklist

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Database security can jeopardize your network security. The security administration of your RDBMS (Relational Database Management System), needs to be focused on preventing the unauthorized use of your company or business information by criminals.

It is true that managing database security is not easy, if you don’t have the right tools to administer permissions and authorizations. It’s critical to have an updated Database Security Checklist (DSC) and a Database Security Tracking Sheet (DSTS) . These are key tools to successfully manage database integrity.

The information in this article has been specifically designed so that you can use the Database Security Checklist (DSC) with any RDBMSs product including SQL Server, Oracle 8i and Sybase Adaptive Server . In the next article we will present the Database Security Tracking Sheet.

Tools to Manage Database Security: The Database Security Checklist (DSC)

Security attacks typically utilize weaknesses in database programs and tools used by third party systems such as web servers. There are many tools to secure RDBMS and its data. The DSC will guide you to ensure that you’ve protected the aspects necessary to secure your information stored in the RDBMS. The DSC has to be of your overall security plan.

Figure 1. This is the Database Security Checklist. Print this page and use it to evaluate your situation.

Databases are the most valuable information assets that your business has. The Database Security Checklist (DSC) will help you manage the database security implementation. As mentioned at the beginning of this article, there are hundreds of security tools to manage your RDBMS security. Some tools may be as simple as a checklist. The most important thing is to remember to use them.

* Originally published at 2000Trainers

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Leonard Loro, MCSE, MCSD, ISS, MCT, CCNA, is a recognized e-Business specialist. His experience includes engaging, managing and implementing large consulting projects for government agencies and companies like Microsoft, Nissan as well as other Fortune 500′s. Leonard can be reached at Leonardo.loro@enresource.com.

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Leonard Loro, MCSE, MCSD, ISS, MCT, CCNA, is a recognized e-Business specialist. His experience includes engaging, managing and implementing large consulting projects for government agencies and companies like Microsoft, Nissan as well as other Fortune 500's. Leonard can be reached at Leonardo.loro@enresource.com. WebProNews Writer
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