Friday, July 19, 2013

                                     Increased Information Security

       vInformation is an organizational asset and must be protected

      vDatabases offer several security features including:
§Password – provides authentication of the user
§Access level – determines who has access to the different types of information

§Access control – determines types of user access, such as read-only access

vAlmost 90 million people had their personal information stolen or lost by organizations
§Bank of America: 1.2 million customers
§CardSystems: 40 million customers
§Citigroup: 3.9 million customers
§DSW Shoe Warehouse: 1.4 million customers.
§TJX Companies: 45.6 million customers
§Wachovia: 676,000 customers

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