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In today’s technology world, security for database has grown extremely. Data security has become an essential for every individual who connect and uses the internet daily to transfer their data. It is necessary to have a requirement which each aspect of the operation performed through internet.

Database Security

Database security is the system that controls the access to database at certain level. The privacy of data is at risk from unauthorized users, which is external sources on the network and internal users within the companies itself.

The above is the security risks that IT professionals should aware of to protect their databases:

i) Privilege Abuse:

When database users take the opportunity for excessive privileges that exceed the        requirements of their job, then these privileges can be deliberately or accidentally being abused.

ii) Legitimate Privilege Abuse:

Through this attack, the hacker with the legitimate privilege that access to the database may misuse the information which stored in the database for their purposes.

iii) Operating System vulnerabilities:

In operating system vulnerabilities, the hacker accomplishes the vulnerabilities in the operating system to let unauthorized access to the database for mischievous reasons.

iv) SQL Injection

It shows that SQL queries are capable to prevent from access controls, by passing through standard authentication, authorization checks and also do grant access to host operating system level commands.

v) Lack of Audit Trails

When proof is weak, hackers can easily get access to database by expecting the identity of the users with strategies which is social engineering and brute force.

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