Data Security Case Study

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Explain why data security is important.

The many aspects of data security are integral and critical with any businesses or home computer user. These areas include Client information, payment/transactional information, individual files, banking information and proprietary intellectual property. These forms of data and information are difficult to replace once lost. Though data security often refers to protection from unwanted hackers, spyware and viruses it, also, comes in the form of natural disasters with the likes of a flood or fire. The later forms of data loss are just as damaging as those from hackers, viruses, spyware, Trojan horse or a malware infection. To answer the question why data security is important is because the damages
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What is deadlock and how can it occur?

Concerning database deadlock is a state that happens with two or more database sessions have data locked, and those database session call for a lock on the data that the, different, sessions have locked already. The deadlock occurs when the sessions are waiting for one another during this state no transactions can occur, and the sessions are stuck in a wait mode. This is known as deadlock. “Both queries then wait endlessly for each other to release what they each need to proceed. This is called “deadlock” or “the deadly embrace.” (Gillenson, 2015)

Part B
1.What is data administration?

Data administration is a form of data resource management that is an organizational task, it requires working in specific areas of information systems to create plans, diagrams, organize, designate and relate various controls over data resources. The various data resources are most often stored in databases and are part of a database management system or software like excel or access or an open source spreadsheet. In many organizations the data administration, which is operated by the database administrator, involves many duties such as what follows in this quote. “In order to reduce errors, improve performance, and enhance the ability of one is worker to understand the work done by another, it is important for the data administration function to set standards regarding data and its use. One example of standards is controlling the way that attribute names, table names, and other data-related names are formed. Attribute names must be meaningful and consistent” (Gillenson,
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