International Journal of Computer Applications
Security in today's world is one of the important challenges that people are facing all over the world in every aspect of their lives. Similarly security in electronic world has a great significance. In this paper, the authors survey the security of database. This is an area of substantial interest in database because they know that, the use of database is becoming very important in today's enterprise and databases contains information that is major enterprise asset. This survey was conducted to identify the issues and threats in database security, requirements of database security, and how encryption is used at different levels to provide the security.