Oracle database security guide

Keeping data and systems secure is a must for any Oracle DBA. Beyond patching known security flaws, there is a great deal a DBA can do to protect Oracle DBMSs and applications from security breaches, both from inside and outside your organization. This learning guide covers a wide variety of topics on many aspects of Oracle security to help you lock down your data.

  Keeping data and systems secure is a must for any Oracle DBA. Beyond patching known security flaws, there is

a great deal a DBA can do to protect Oracle DBMSs and applications from security breaches, both from inside and outside your organization. This learning guide covers a wide variety of topics on many aspects of Oracle security to help you lock down your data.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
   The basics: What you need to know about database security
   General information on Oracle security
   Security information for specific Oracle products
   User names and passwords
   Restricting access
   Authentication and authorization
   Securing the listener
   Encryption
   Row-level security and Virtual Private Database
   Securing Oracle Internet Directory (OID)
   Keeping it clean: Housekeeping and auditing
   Third-party security tools
   Security certifications

 

 The basics: Database security  Return to Table of Contents

 

  General information on Oracle security  Return to Table of Contents

 

 Security info for specific Oracle products  Return to Table of Contents

 

 User names and passwords  Return to Table of Contents

 

  Restricting access  Return to Table of Contents

 

  Authentication and authorization  Return to Table of Contents

 

  Securing the listener  Return to Table of Contents

 

  Encryption  Return to Table of Contents

 

  Row-level security and VPD  Return to Table of Contents

 

  Securing Oracle Internet Directory (OID)  Return to Table of Contents

 

  Keeping it clean: Housekeeping and auditing  Return to Table of Contents

 

  Third-party security tools  Return to Table of Contents

 

  Security certifications  Return to Table of Contents

 

This was first published in August 2006

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