COSC 5335. Database Security. 3 Hours.
Database security has an immense impact on the design of today?s electronic information systems. Students are provided an overview of database security concepts and techniques and discuss new directions of database security in the context of a connected commercial world. Students are provided the information needed to develop, deploy, and maintain a secure database solution. The pitfalls of database design, their means of identification and the methods of exploiting vulnerabilities are exposed. Topics may include database authentication, accounts security, wallets, encrypting data while transit and at-rest, database auditing and virtual private database.