Questions tagged [security]

Allowing users to access only the data they are authorized to access. It also encompasses protection of data during movement on the network and storage on disks and backups.

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Do stored procedures prevent SQL injection?

Is it true that stored procedures prevent SQL injection attacks against PostgreSQL databases? I did a little research and found out that SQL Server, Oracle and MySQL are not safe against SQL injection ...
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Securing DB passwords

Looking at the structure of most PHP/MySQL-based websites I've seen, it appears that it's not terribly difficult to discern the database password if you dig a bit, as there's invariably a setup or ...
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MySQL LDAP authentication

Is LDAP authentication and authorization in MySQL possible? What are the requirements (MySQL version, third-party software etc.)? How it's organized? Thanks.
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Grant permissions to run an SQL server job

I have a job on my MSSQL server 2005, that I want to allow any database user to run. I'm not worried about security, since the input to the job's actual work comes from a database table. Just running ...

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