The guidelines suggested above only touch upon the underlying topics, but they should point you in the right direction. Given the proliferation of mobile apps and the growing need to synchronize data among multiple devices, the need for vigilance is greater than ever. It takes only a single vulnerability to put your entire database at risk, and database security is no place to take shortcuts. Database developers and application developers must work together to avoid such vulnerabilities. SQL injection attacks can be prevented, but only if you take the steps necessary to protect your system.