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Market Trends: Database Security, Worldwide, 2017

Published: 09 May 2017

ID: G00319088

Analyst(s): Deborah Kish , Brian Lowans


Relational databases continue to be a prime target for data thieves, and security vulnerabilities are compounded by the adoption of big data platforms, such as Hadoop, and NoSQL databases and DBaaS. Technology strategic planners must use this research to reassess the database security landscape.

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Market Trend

  • Databases Are Moving to the Cloud
  • Even Cloud-Hosted Organizational Data Needs Orchestration With On-Premises Data Protection Policies
    • Integration Between DCAP, DAP and DLP for More Secure Databases
    • Database Security Market Drivers
    • The Relationship Between DCAP and DLP
  • Encryption, Tokenization and Key Management
    • Format Preserving Encryption
    • Keyless Encryption
    • Data Redaction and Data Masking
  • Technology Trend
    • Technology Evolution Is Adding Capabilities for Stronger Security

Vendors to Watch

  • Vendors Driving Current Database Security Market Trends
    • IBM
    • Oracle
    • MySQL
    • MariaDB
    • Microsoft

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