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MySQL Tutorial: Best Practices for Securing Tables, Triggers and Privileges

Jun 27, 2007, 08:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by MiMi Yeh)

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"Although there is no way to limit table access on a per-use basis in MySQL, you can use stored procedures to limit user access to data. This is one of the many security workarounds that Scott Noyes, SearchEnterpriseLinux.com's MySQL expert, suggests, in addition to explaining the differences between user and local variables and preventing privilege pass-alongs by users.

"Noyes is a MySQL Core-, Developer- and DBA-certified engineer. He is also the senior Web applications developer for Bookit.com..."

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