MySQL Security Best Practiceshttp://www.compassitesinc.com/blogs/mysql-security-best-practices
MySQL is one of the best opensource databases that is easy to use. Normally security configuration will not be part of the “ready-to-use” MySQL packages. From MySQL 5.0 Security Configuration is made as a separate package and can be configured with the mysql_secure_installation command. This will be available in the bin folder of MySQL. In addition to this, the following are some of the best practices followed.