Why Your Databases Are Vulnerable To Attack – And What You Can Do About It by Information Week Analytics: Dark Reading Tech Center
Excerpt: According to researchers, the typical database in today’s enterprise still is
not administered securely. Most databases are configured with convenience,
rather than security, in mind, and many databases are tied to Web
applications that even more vulnerable to attack than the database itself.
And so we have the perfect storm: while data repositories have become
one of the most attractive targets in the world for online criminals, the
modern database might be more vulnerable to online attack today than it
has ever been before in its history.