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Do you know Oracle security?
Mr. Know-IT-All is back and he wants to know how much you really know about Oracle security. So, if you've got the guts, take his new Oracle Security Quiz and be sure to let us know know how well you did. And if you have ideas for future quizzes, we'd like to hear them too.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Question 1: Blogger exposes Oracle weakness
Question 2: Flaws, flaws and more flaws
Question 3: Disk-to-tape on the fly
Question 4: Restricting data specifically
Question 5: Extra security for those in need
Independent Oracle security researcher and blogger Pete Finnegan has released a white paper warning Oracle users about a potential weakness in Oracle's Structured Query Language (PL/SQL). Where specifically did Finnegan say weakness exists?
B) Around the Procedural Language extension to PL/SQL
C) In the abstract data type called Descriptive Immediate Attributed Notation for ADA
D) In the coding techniques that developers use when working with Java
Oracle's July 2006 quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) addressed a number of security holes affecting a variety of products, including the vendor's database and application server software. How many flaws did Oracle address in that CPU?
Oracle released new software designed to automate and encrypt disk-to-tape backups during April's Collaborate '06 conference in Nashville, Tenn. What is that software called?
B) Oracle Database Vault
C) Oracle Tape Security Vault
D) Oracle Safe Backup
Introduced in Oracle 8i, this Oracle technology restricts access to certain data to certain users. Specifically, it's used when the standard object privileges and associated database roles are insufficient to meet application security requirements, according to Oracle. What is this technology called?
B) Oracle Application Context
C) Oracle Virtual Private Database
D) Oracle Label Security
According to Oracle, this optional Oracle DBMS add-on bundles network encryption and authentication solutions, single sign-on services and security protocols. What is this security package called?
B) Oracle Advanced Security
C) Oracle Advanced Networking
D) Oracle Advanced Encryption