IT professionals were asked: “How do you protect your data from SQL injection attacks?” Respondents said:
- I improve code practices – 52%
- I do not protect my database from SQL injection attacks - 18%
- I use an application firewall - 18%
- I use a database firewall – 12%
According to accepted industry figures, SQL attacks occur more than 70 times per hour. Cybercriminals attempt to inject malicious code into the database using online forms to either access or destroy the information within the database.
Over three hundred and fifty IT professionals responded to the survey.
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