SQLi - SQL Injection Home Cybersecurity Dictionary SQLi - SQL Injection SQLi is a type of application exploit called a code injection technique, in which an attacker adds malicious Structured Query Language (SQL) code to a web form input box to get access to resources. This can also be used for database manipulation or to access information that was not intended for viewing including sensitive company data, user lists or private customer details. They are one of the most common forms of attack and can remain undetected for long periods. Related TermsXSS - Cross Site ScriptingOWASP - Open Web Application Security Project Share: Seeking Clarity? View the Cybersecurity Dictionary for top terms searched by your peers. Back to the Dictionary RELATED INSIGHTS BLOG September 21, 2016 MSSQL Agent Jobs for Command Execution The primary purpose of the Optiv attack and penetration testing (A&P) team is to simulate adversarial threat activity in an effort to test the efficac... See Details Read more about MSSQL Agent Jobs for Command Execution BLOG March 22, 2018 Intelligence Bulletin – MinionGhost Reemerges At approximately 9:30am EDT on 20 March 2018, hacktivist collective, MinionGhost, announced planned cyber attacks against unspecified Asian entities. ... See Details Read more about Intelligence Bulletin – MinionGhost Reemerges BLOG March 14, 2018 Observations on Smoke Tests – Part 1 Smoke testing in the traditional definition is most often used to assess the functionality of key software features to determine if they work or perfo... See Details Read more about Observations on Smoke Tests – Part 1 How Can We Help? Let us know what you need, and we will have an Optiv professional contact you shortly.