Basic Terms Database Security | Database Management System

Basic Terms Database Security | Database Management System

Basic Terms Database Security : Before getting into detail, let us first define & understand some basic terms:

Database security in simple words is the protection of database from unauthorized users. In Broad sense it is the system, processes, and procedures that protect a database from unintended activity and threats.

Data integrity means that the data in the database is complete and consistent both at its creation and at all times during use.

“integrity refers to the CORRECTNESS & CONSISTENCY of the data stored in the database”

Authorization is the set of rules and procedures used to validate a certain user and to ensure that he or she has appropriate rights on certain portion of DBMS.

Privacy means the rights an individual has regarding the use, control and distribution of his personal information.