Due to the rapid development of information technology and of the Internet, most companies keep their data stored in a digital format, in databases.
Large corporate always rely on storage network for safekeeping their valuable data, where lack of security makes the storage network environment unreliable, unstable, and unavailable which ultimately leads to the loss of revenue.
Solution: Security measures will increase the stability of an environment by ensuring that the storage environment are able to continue to perform in both normal and abnormal conditions.
By securing data, companies can reduce potential downtime due to unauthorized access attempts, malicious code, and other issues.
Methods: The best way of securing the data is to restrict the access to the data. This is best achieved by the process of authentication and authorization.
If any attacker somehow breaches the above security provisions and gets access to data, there is second level of security which scrambles the data (encryption).