Practical Oracle Security: Your Unauthorized Guide to Relational Database Security

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Syngress, Aug 31, 2011 - Computers - 288 pages
This is the only practical, hands-on guide available to database administrators to secure their Oracle databases. This book will help the DBA to assess their current level of risk as well as their existing security posture. It will then provide practical, applicable knowledge to appropriately secure the Oracle database.
  • The only practical, hands-on guide for securing your Oracle database published by independent experts.
  • Your Oracle database does not exist in a vacuum, so this book shows you how to securely integrate your database into your enterprise.
 

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Contents

The Big Picture
1
Chapter 2 File System
33
Chapter 3 TNS Listener Security
55
Chapter 4 Managing Default Accounts
83
Chapter 5 PUBLIC Privileges
121
Chapter 6 Software Updates
149
Chapter 7 Passwords and Password Controls
173
Chapter 8 Database Activity Monitoring
201
Chapter 9 Implementation Guide
225
Index
239
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Page 16 - California, and that owns or licenses computerized data that includes personal information, shall disclose any breach of the security of the system following discovery or notification of the breach in the security of the data to any resident of California whose unencrypted personal information was, or is reasonably believed to have been, acquired by an unauthorized person.

About the author (2011)

Josh Shaul got started in the security industry with SafeNet, Inc. in 1997, working on the industry's first complete IPsec accelerator chip. During a five year tenure as a SafeNet developer, Josh spent time designing, developing and enhancing SafeNet's embedded security solutions for a wide range of applications. For the last four years Josh has focused primarily on field engineering, helping companies deploy security SW and HW into various Networking Devices, SoCs, and Processing Platforms. He is an expert on security protocols and standards, trusted computing, and application level security. Recently, Josh has focused primarily on database security, working to assist large organization in developing the proper defense-in-depth strategy to secure sensitive data at its source. Josh is currently responsible for Worldwide Systems Engineering at Application Security, Inc.

Aaron has fifteen years experience developing enterprise software, focusing on database systems and security applications. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in computer science from Columbia University, he worked at Accenture as a consultant for Fortune 500 financial and telecommunication companies and for various government agencies. He then worked for ShieldIP creating Digital Rights Protection technology. Most recently, he merged his extensive database background with his security skills to manage the development of Application Security's real-time database intrusion detection and security auditing solution, AppRadar.

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