Security in the Operating Environment

  • Helen Borrie


Firebird has no facility to encrypt and decrypt data (other than user passwords) that pass through its client interface. It does provide certain restrictions on the use of Firebird tools that access databases but, ultimately, at the software level alone, no system is safe from a raider who is determined to access your databases without authority.


Database Server Arbitrary Code Remote Client USer Password Window Server 


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© Helen Borrie and IBPhoenix 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Helen Borrie
    • 1
  1. 1.FirebirdSQL Foundation Inc.Australia

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