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Frank M. KromannBeginning PHP and MySQLhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4302-6044-8_26

26. Securing MySQL

Frank M. Kromann1 
Aliso Viejo, CA, USA

It’s become a natural reaction: when exiting your hom e or automobile, you take a moment to lock the doors and set the alarm. You do so because you know that neglecting to take such rudimentary yet effective precautions dramatically increases the possibility of your property being stolen or damaged. Ironically, the IT industry at large seems to take the opposite approach. Despite the prevalence of intellectual property theft and damage within corporate IT systems, many developers continue to invest minimal time and effort into creating secure computing environments. This ...

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