Secure MySQL Database Design

Friday Feb 21st 2003 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff
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Secure the keys to your kingdom. This article discusses various methods to secure databases, specifically one of the most popular freeware databases in use today, MySQL.

[From SecurityFocus Online]

When it comes to installing software, secure design is often the last consideration. The first goal is usually just to get it to work. This is particularly true of databases. Databases are commonly referred to the keys to the kingdom: meaning that once they are compromised, all the valuable data that is stored there could fall into the hands of the attacker. With this in mind, this article will discuss various methods to secure databases, specifically one of the most popular freeware databases in use today, MySQL.

The article continues at http://securityfocus.com/infocus/1667

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