Chapter 9. Keeping Your Information Secure

Keeping Your Information Secure

Chapter 9 at a Glance

In this chapter you will learn how to:

  • Encrypt and decrypt a database.

  • Assign a password to a database.

  • Share a database.

  • Replicate a database.

  • Split a database.

  • Set up a workgroup.

  • Maintain a workgroup.

  • Prevent changes to a database.

  • Secure a database for distribution.

The need for database security is an unfortunate fact of life. As with your house, car, office, or briefcase, the level of security required for your database depends on the value of what you have and whether you are trying to protect it from curious eyes, accidental damage, malicious destruction, or theft.

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