Database security tools safeguard databases from internal and external threats, streamline database security management and support compliance requirements — ideally without slowing down performance. Database security covers and enforces security on all aspects and components of databases (stored data, database servers, database management system and other database workflow applications)
Enforcing adequate database security practices is vital for any organizations for a variety of reasons. These include:
Once a breach occurs, an organization must sustain significant financial costs to manage the crisis, repair or update the affected systems and hardware, pay for investigative activities, etc.
If a database is accessed, there’s a chance that a company’s trade secrets, proprietary procedures, and other forms of intellectual property are stolen or exposed.
Organizations must be compliant with a large number of regulations, such as those in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and more.
In order to respond to today’s requests and to deliver optimal security and compliance functionality, a database security solution should provide some essential features:
Implementation of a Database Security solution provides ability to: