Monday, December 15, 2008

IT People are Downright SCARY

Fear the database admin, warns security report

"One of the best ways to improve database security is to carefully monitor the very people entrusted to manage them, database administrators (DBAs), a report has concluded.

"Perhaps not surprisingly, the Aberdeen Group study of 120 mostly large companies around the globe found a correlation between adopting a range of database security practices and frequency of data breaches.

"Companies ranked as using ‘best practice' suffered 8 percent fewer incidents of data loss compared to those not adopting such measures, and ended up with 10 percent fewer of a range of audit deficiencies."

Full article at TechWorld...

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