Chapter 12. Implementing Security

In this chapter

Approaching Security

User-Level Internal Security

File-Level Access Security

Troubleshooting

FileMaker Extra: Working with Multiple Files

Approaching Security

Security is a primary concern for all database developers and a significant factor in an organization’s requirements for both the internal workings of a database system and the technology used to build it. IT departments in particular pay close attention to security issues and often have specific needs that go beyond those of the users of your database solution.

FileMaker’s security architecture was completely overhauled in the FileMaker 7 product line, and it offers a robust set of features for managing security. It meets the common standards ...

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