Subject Re: [Firebird-Java] Security Features in Firebird
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:25 AM 31/05/2007, you wrote:
>Hello everybody,
> I am using firebird 2.0. The firebird database is good,
>unfortunately, the database file could be easily copied and
> be READ on another pc/computer without any password protection.
> It means that if someone want to read the content of the database, he
>just need to copy the database file and install firebird 2.0
> into his computer and then attach the database file into the firebird
>2.0 of his computer.
> Is there any way to prevent this ?
> The maximum length firebird password is 8 characters. That's too bad.
> I am wondering whether PURCHASE version of firebird cater this
>problem or not.
> It would be appreciated if anyone could give me information about
>that issue.

Read this:

Much of it applies to any DBMS but there's quite a lot of stuff there
that you would be wise to brief yourself about.