Today’s distributed business applications, such as those that use ODBC to access Microsoft SQL Server back ends, have many inherent security vulnerabilities. Application developers and system administrators must guard against an ever-changing battery of threats including packet sniffing, SQL injection, and DoS attacks. In an ODBC SQL Server environment, using a ODBC SQL Server database driver rich in security features can help to protect your critical application data.
Progress® DataDirect is the world’s leading provider of data connectivity and data interoperability solutions. Our DataDirect Connect® line of database drivers is the industry’s most comprehensive, with drivers for every major connectivity API, operating platform, and database type – including ODBC SQL Server drivers; other types of SQL ODBC driver; ADO.NET data providers; a Type 5 JDBC driver for Oracle that overcomes the limitations associated with the JDBC Oracle Type 4; and many more.
Like all of our database middleware, our ODBC SQL Server drivers are engineered with robust security features including:
By building security features such as these into our database drivers, Progress DataDirect simplifies and accelerates your development of highly secure distributed applications. Our open standards-based security implementations ensure easy integration with your existing IT architecture. Overall, using a DataDirect Connect ODBC SQL Server driver is one of the strongest and most efficient measures you can take to safeguard your valuable application data.
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