15.00 - 15.10 - Chapter 16 Teradata Database Security - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Introduction to Teradata

Product
Teradata Database
Release Number
15.00
15.10
Content Type
User Guide
Publication ID
B035-1091-151K
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2018-09-25

Teradata Database security is based on the following concepts.

 

Security Element

Description

User

An individual or group of individuals represented by a single user identity.

Privileges

The database privileges explicitly or automatically granted to a user or database.

Logon

The process of submitting user credentials when requesting access to the database.

Authentication

The process by which the user identified in the logon is verified.

Authorization

The process that determines the database privileges available to the user.

Security Mechanism

A method that provides specific authentication, confidentiality, and integrity services for a database session.

Network Traffic Protection

The process for protecting message traffic between Teradata Database and mainframe-attached and workstation-attached clients against interception, theft, or other form of attack.

Message Integrity

Checks data sent across the network against what was received to ensure no data was lost or changed.

Access Logs

Logs that provide the history of users accessing the database and the database objects accessed.

For detailed information on these topics, see Security Administration.