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10 Most Common Security Vulnerabilities in Enterprise Databases

Strategy: Database Security

10 Most Common Security Vulnerabilities in Enterprise Databases  

Databases have a big target on their backs. Often the who are putting databases at risk are not malicious attackers but people within the organization— including database ­administrators and developers — who aren’t doing what they need to do to keep database systems secure.

Vulnerabilities can be introduced during the creation of a database, in the process of customizing an off-the-shelf application or in the process of updating data. Add all of this in with the hackers who are eager to gain access to your company’s databases for monetary or other rewards, and you have a lot of factors working against strong database security. The first step in securing databases is to know what makes them insecure. In this Dark Reading report, we examine the 10 most common security vulnerabilities in enterprise databases and provide recommendations for remediating and even getting out in front of them. (S7080613)

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