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Top Five Reasons Database Security Fails In The Enterprise Print E-mail
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Source: Dark Reading - Posted by Alex   
Server Security Though database security best practices have circulated the conference circuit for years now and existing database security tools are now mature, today's typical enterprise is still far behind in shoring up its most sensitive stores of data. In fact, the Independent Oracle Users Group's (IOUG) recently released data security survey findings are enough to open the eyes of anyone who has ever read news reports about embarrassing data breaches and wondered if his company could be breached next time.

Taking a look at the results, it's clear that most organizations today are still running database security by the seats of their pants. The vast majority of organizations do not monitor their databases at all, or do so in an ad hoc fashion. Even more troubling, most enterprises don't even know where their sensitive data resides -- with many administrators admitting in the survey that they are not sure of all of the databases that contain sensitive information.

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