Oracle database security
- May 22, 2007
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
Oracle book author Mike Ault talks about the upcoming Oracle Database 11g's new SQL replay and memory management capabilities.
- January 17, 2007
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
The latest version of Oracle's flagship DBMS offers a host of XML-related upgrades.
- November 09, 2006
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
Some DBAs praise Oracle for its improved patch bulletins, but others believe the patching process still leaves much to be desired.
- October 17, 2006
Oracle database guru Mark Townsend talks about the highlights of next week's Oracle OpenWorld show.
- August 22, 2006
Let's find out what how much you really know about Oracle security.
- August 18, 2006
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
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
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
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.
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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
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
Reducing its load from the previous quarter, Oracle has released 36 patches for vulnerabilities in its various products.