DBShield

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Tool and Usage

DBShield is a gateway between an application and actual database engine. Its goal is to protect against SQL injections and other database attacks.

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Why this tool?

This tool is typically used by developers and system administrators to protect their database against common database attacks. One of them is the SQL injection attack, that tries to bypass checks, resulting in data leakage. By using this tool, another level of security defense is implemented.

How it works

DBShield is placed between the application and database engine. Every query passes the tool and is analyzed. Due to a learning phase, the tool knows what type of queries are normal and which ones are anomalies. When a suspicious query is seen, it is blocked.

Usage and audience

DBShield is commonly used for database security. Target users for this tool are developers, security professionals, and system administrators.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

DBShield is under development by Nima Ghotbi.

Installation

Support operating systems

DBShield is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest release1.0b0 [2016-10-15]
License(s)MIT
Last updatedOct. 10, 2017

Project health

78
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Links

GitHub iconDBShield GitHub project
 DBShield project website

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