The use of database systems to manage financial information is a common practice in today's accounting profession. Using database systems is an efficient and effective way to manage and store all sorts of information, from birth dates to sales figures to account balances.While the benefits of using a database system are numerous, people rightly wonder about the potential risk of using such systems to contain sensitive financial information. In the same way that a database can make your job more efficient, it can also make an attacker's job easier - by providing a wealth of sensitive information in one place.


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