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Database Security and Encryption: A Survey Study

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 47 - Number 12
Year of Publication: 2012
Iqra Basharat
Farooque Azam
Abdul Wahab Muzaffar

Iqra Basharat, Farooque Azam and Abdul Wahab Muzaffar. Article: Database Security and Encryption: A Survey Study. International Journal of Computer Applications 47(12):28-34, June 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Iqra Basharat and Farooque Azam and Abdul Wahab Muzaffar},
	title = {Article: Database Security and Encryption: A Survey Study},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {47},
	number = {12},
	pages = {28-34},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


Security in today's world is one of the important challenges that people are facing all over the world in every aspect of their lives. Similarly security in electronic world has a great significance. In this paper, we survey the security of database. This is an area of substantial interest in database because we know that, the use of database is becoming very important in today's enterprise and databases contains information that is major enterprise asset. This survey was conducted to identify the issues and threats in database security, requirements of database security, and how encryption is used at different levels to provide the security.


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