Data security is one of the most crucial and a major challenge in the digital world. Security, privacy and integrity of data are demanded in every operation performed on internet. Whenever security of data is discussed, it is mostly in the context of secure transfer of data over the unreliable communication networks. But the security of the data in databases is also as important. In this paper, the authors will be presenting some of the common security techniques for the data that can be implemented in fortifying and strengthening the databases.