Quick Tips

  • Buffer overflows happen when an application does not check the length of data input.

  • If an application fails for any reason, it should go directly to a secure state.

  • A database management system (DBMS) is the software that controls the access restrictions, data integrity, redundancy, and the different types of manipulation available for a database.

  • In relational database terminology, a database row is called a tuple.

  • A database primary key is how a specific row is located from other parts of the database.

  • A view is an access control mechanism used in databases to ensure that only authorized subjects can access sensitive information.

  • A relational database uses two-dimensional tables with rows (tuples) and columns (attributes).

  • A hierarchical ...

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