Chapter 10. Securing and Sharing Information

Chapter at a Glance

Securing and Sharing Information

In this chapter, you will learn to:

Assign a password to a database.

Prevent changes to database code.

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.

The security of a company’s business information can be critical to its survival. For example, you might not be too concerned if a person ...

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