Database Security Goals

Commonly accepted Database Security goals are:

  • Integrity
  • Database Integrity refers to the requirement that information be protected from improper modification. Modification of data includes creation, insertion, updating, changing the status of data and deletion.

  • Availability
  • Database availability refers to making objects available to a human user or a program to which they have a legitimate right.

  • Confidentiality
  • Database confidentiality refers to the protection of data from unauthorized disclosure.