Dodging 5 Dangerous Database Default Settings

Because database configurations can make all the difference between safeguarding data stores and leaving them dangerously vulnerable to big data breaches, security experts recommend taking a look at all of your database’s default settings for weakness. But, in particular, the following defaults pose the biggest risks.

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  1. Default Passwords And Accounts

  2. Allowing Direct Table Access
  3. Keeping Default Stored Procedures
  4. Encryption Keys Stored With Database
  5. Unnecessary Services and Applications