Balancing Security and Performance: Understanding Database Vulnerability Management Challenges
Explore the unique challenges of database vulnerability management. Understand the potential downsides of vulnerability scanning on databases, mainframes, and enterprise resource systems.
In the complex landscape of cybersecurity, vulnerability management presents a unique set of challenges when it comes to databases, mainframes, and enterprise resource systems. This article explores the obstacles in this area and the potential downsides of vulnerability scanning and suggests ways to maintain a balance between securing data and ensuring optimal system performance.
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Challenges of Vulnerability Management with Databases
Complexity: Databases, mainframes, and enterprise resource systems can be complex, containing critical and sensitive data. Managing vulnerabilities in these systems requires specialized knowledge and expertise.
Constant Changes: These systems are dynamic, with new data b…