Database Security: An Overview and Analysis of Current Trend

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Paul P. K.
Aithal P. S.


Information is the core and most vital asset these days. The subject which deals with Information is called Information Science. Information Science is responsible for different information related affairs from collection, selection, organization, processing, management and dissemination of information and contents. And for this information related purpose Information Technology plays a leading role. Information Technology has different components viz. Database Technology, Web Technology, Networking Technology, Multimedia Technology and traditional Software Technology. All these technologies are responsible for creating and advancing society. Database Technology is concerned with the Database. It is worthy to note that, Database is concerned with the repository of related data in a container or base. The data, in Database normally stored in different forms and Database Technology play a lead role for dealing with the affairs related to database. The Database is very important in the recent past due to wider applications in different organizations and institutions; not only profit making but also non-profit making. Today most organizations and sectors which deal with sensitive and important data keep them into the database and thus its security becomes an important concern. Large scale database and its security truly depend on different defensive methods. This paper talks about the basics of database including its meaning, characteristics, role etc. with special focus on different security challenges in the database. Moreover, this paper highlights the basics of security management, tools in this regard. Hence different areas of database security have mentioned in this paper in a simple sense.


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Paul P. K., & Aithal P. S. (2019). Database Security: An Overview and Analysis of Current Trend. International Journal of Management, Technology and Social Sciences (IJMTS), 4(2), 53–58.

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