Looking the amount of data stored in a
database and the importance of that data for any
organization, it is crucial for the organisation to secure
the data in the database. With the increase in number of
reported cases of data breaches, cybercrime, exposure
of sensitive information, disclosure of confidential data
to unauthenticated users, data intrusion there is a need
for industries dependent on databases to ensure their
data security and to defend their data from all the
security threats. This paper focuses on the most recent
database security threats, their origin and security
techniques for ensuring database security.
Keywords : Database Security, Threats, Breach, Access Control, Security Techniques.