If databases are not protected, they become so vulnerable and exposed to breaches. Mischievous insiders and hackers can access organization’s sensitive data and the outcome is obvious; they inflict damage and extract the value of the information in those databases. In this articles, we look at the top 5 database security threats faced by organizations today.


  1. Privilege Manipulation

Users may exploit, manipulate and misuse legitimate database license for unlawful resolves. For instance, an internal education application for viewing individual student records through a web interface. The web app typically restricts users to only viewing individual student’s educational record, one cannot view multiple records concurrently and neither are electronic copies allowed. Nonetheless, scoundrel users might still manage to sidestep these precincts …

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