Databases store companiesí most valuable information assets, but in most cases theyíre poorly protected. Itís important to secure databases as well as or better than other systems in the enterprise. But itís not that simple.
In an environment where business and government databases store ever-increasing amounts of sensitive and confidential data; and where a growing number of employees need to access that data remotely, password security alone is insufficient to ensure user authentication. Two-factor authentication requires two measures for users to verify their identities and access data.
Published By: Tripwire
Published Date: Jul 05, 2007
Learn about the validation requirements of the payment card industry's data security standard (PCI DSS), including administrative and technical elements of the program, and the potential sanctions for failure to comply.
Letís be honest: If youíre just using one or two social providers for a simple web application, without needing a username/password
database yourself, or any other more elaborate features, it is easy enough to DIY. By all means, leverage the basic authentication
libraries you can find in any open source framework, and be done with it.
Driven by increasing regulatory scrutiny and the need to protect key corporate assets, concerns about compliance and data leakage have risen to the top of the priority list for today's corporate executives. This paper discusses multiple policies, procedures and processes corporations must consider to remain secure and compliant.
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