Oracle database security

  • April 13, 2006 13 Apr'06

    Collaborate '06 Preview: IOUG's Kaplan on RAC, security, mobility and more

    IOUG president Ari Kaplan explains what's on tap for the Collaborate '06 Oracle users' conference being held later this month in Nashville.

  • April 21, 2005 21 Apr'05

    Locking down your sensitive Oracle data

    Every company says that securing its databases is a priority, but almost every one that Kenny Smith has seen has unwittingly left a door open to attack. Smith, the director of services for Inplexus, the Norcross...

  • November 18, 2004 18 Nov'04

    Oracle revamps patch schedule, new warning issued

    Oracle is revamping its patch schedule, putting together a quarterly release of fixes beginning in January. Recent e-mail warns customers to reapply security patch 68.

  • October 19, 2004 19 Oct'04

    Oracle exploit code spurs new patch warning

    Oracle is strongly urging customers to implement its recently released DBMS and app server patches. The software maker warns that malicious code exploiting the vulnerabilities is now in the wild.

  • September 21, 2004 21 Sep'04

    Oracle security patches causing headaches

    Oracle Corp. released a batch of security patches earlier this month, addressing dozens of vulnerabilities discovered this year. With limited information on each patch, DBAs are being forced to take entire systems out of production. @5709


  • April 29, 2004 29 Apr'04

    Expert tips for securing Oracle DBMS

    While many companies think they're being proactive with security, too many are addressing security at the application level rather than the database level, according Oracle security expert Arup Nanda. Nanda, 32, a Norwalk, Conn.-based DBA who runs ...

  • January 19, 2004 19 Jan'04

    DBAs should beware the hacker they know

    Aaron Newman is co-author of the Oracle Security Handbook and co-founder of New York-based Application Security Inc. Recently he talked with about ways Oracle DBAs can defend themselves against trouble, and he warned that ...

  • September 11, 2003 11 Sep'03

    Even pros struggle with Oracle security

    An Oracle executive says the company's upcoming grid computing products won't increase customers' security headaches, but it became obvious during a panel discussion at OracleWorld that users are still troubled by today's unsolved security scourges.

  • July 28, 2003 28 Jul'03

    Oracle: Users should patch flaws ASAP

    Oracle Corp. is urging customers to install patches for three security flaws in the company's application server software and its E-Business suite.