Can SQL Injections Be Stopped? One Expert Thinks So
SQL injections are unique compared to other cyberattacks. These threats are
very common and have been around for a while. One would think that this would
mean businesses should have an idea of how to stop these incidents from
happening, right? Unfortunately, SQL security remains a thorn in the side of
many companies today.
Although firms continue to suffer breaches stemming from SQL injections, one
expert believes organizations can put an end to these threats. Johannes
Ullrich, research head at the SANS Institute, asserted these attacks should
not be able to bypass system vulnerabilities because there are ways to combat
these incidents. He told IT World Canada firms should make coders send SQL
statements separately to both databases and users.
Ullrich believes this approach is the best way to combat SQL injections, ... (more)
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