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Oracle database security

  • May 22, 2007 22 May'07

    Security guru blasts Oracle's patching policies

    Oracle Security Handbook author Aaron Newman thinks Oracle should think less about adding new database security features and instead focus on speeding up the patching process.

  • May 03, 2007 03 May'07

    Author Mike Ault sizes up the new Oracle Database 11g

    Oracle book author Mike Ault talks about the upcoming Oracle Database 11g's new SQL replay and memory management capabilities.

  • January 17, 2007 17 Jan'07

    Oracle expert looks ahead to Database 11g

    Oracle Database expert Brian Peasland explains why he has little use for the planned XML upgrades in Database 11g and offers advice for DBAs hoping to get certification.

  • December 12, 2006 12 Dec'06

    Oracle Database 11g to feature XML enhancements

    The latest version of Oracle's flagship DBMS offers a host of XML-related upgrades.

  • November 09, 2006 09 Nov'06

    Podcast: Security expert sizes up Oracle patch policies

    Oracle Security Handbook author Aaron Newman talks to SearchOracle.com about Oracle's patching problems and some of the typical security concerns that plague Oracle DBAs.

  • October 30, 2006 30 Oct'06

    DBAs mixed on Oracle's patching progress

    Some DBAs praise Oracle for its improved patch bulletins, but others believe the patching process still leaves much to be desired.

  • October 17, 2006 17 Oct'06

    Podcast: Database guru previews Oracle OpenWorld

    Oracle database guru Mark Townsend talks about the highlights of next week's Oracle OpenWorld show.

  • August 22, 2006 22 Aug'06

    The Oracle Security Challenge

    Let's find out what how much you really know about Oracle security.

  • August 18, 2006 18 Aug'06

    Oracle expert warns of weakness in PL/SQL

    A well-known Oracle bug hunter says the wrapping mechanism used for PL/SQL -- the flagship language used in Oracle databases -- can be unraveled, exposing sensitive data.

  • August 01, 2006 01 Aug'06

    Zitz named head of DHS cybersecurity division

    Career intelligence officer Robert S. Zitz has taken over day-to-day operations of the National Cyber Security Division, but the Department of Homeland Security still has numerous digital defense problems to remedy.

  • August 01, 2006 01 Aug'06

    Spotlight on Oracle security

    This special report compiles news, analysis and expert advice on Oracle security topics, including breaking articles and content from our archives, to help you conquer your daily security challenges.

  • July 20, 2006 20 Jul'06

    Oracle owns up to patching problems

    Oracle says many platforms and mountains of source code have forced some patching missteps, but the database giant argues that its program is not as bad as critics suggest.

    This article originally appeared on June 20, 2006 20 Jun'06

    Survey: DBAs not planning for downtime

    Companies need to do more to reduce the amount of database downtime resulting from both planned and unplanned events, a new IOUG survey finds.

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    Oracle beefs up database security at Collaborate '06

    Oracle's new Database Vault and Secure Backup offerings promise to make it easier to avoid internal threats and automate disk-to-tape backup. SearchOracle.com talked to Oracle's Mark Townsend at Collaborate '06 in Nashville to find out more.

  • April 19, 2006 19 Apr'06

    Oracle fixes 36 more vulnerabilities

    Reducing its load from the previous quarter, Oracle has released 36 patches for vulnerabilities in its various products.

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