Oracle Security

GDPR: What are the questions you need to ask?

The UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport published the results of a survey showing that only 38 per cent of businesses are aware of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Out of these organizations, only around 25 per cent have introduced changes to the way they operate to comply with the rules set […]

An Introduction to MySQL Enterprise Transparent Data Encryption

  Transparent Data Encryption or TDE has been around for years. We all know what it does: encrypt database in its entirety and making this fully transparent to all applications that gain access to the database. TDE also encrypts all database backups. For this and other reasons, sensitive information is kept safe, including data-at-rest. Database […]

Oracle Data Masking and Subsetting Pack: Secure your data with extensive data masking policies

Your data is your best asset, so can you imagine if it falls in the wrong hands?  Today’s businesses have two reasons why they should focus on security.  One is the continued prevalence of security threats and the other is the increasing industry and governmental regulations that they must comply with.  When you have sensitive […]

Oracle Label Security: Flexible multilevel security for your most sensitive data

Several defense, public and government organizations use data with different classifications.  Oracle Label Security helps you consolidate all of these data into a single database.  This tool secures your data by restricting access based on the data’s classification as well as the application user’s security clearance.  This helps you implement multi-level security for everything that […]

Oracle Database Vault: Pre-emptive protection for your application data

Oracle Database Vault gives you strong security controls that help safeguard your application data from any kind of unauthorized access, as well as provide you a headstart in complying with privacy and regulatory requirements.  You can implement controls to block even privileged account access to data coming from or being used by applications, as well […]

Oracle Advanced Security: Give your Oracle Database a transparent data encryption

  If you are using Oracle Database 12c then you should use Oracle Advanced Security. Oracle Advanced Security gives you encryption and data redaction features that are unrivalled in the industry.  This helps you protect sensitive and confidential application data from unauthorized access no matter where it resides, whether on backup tapes and media, in […]

Oversee Database Traffic Threats with Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall

Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall brings together all your data auditing platforms no matter where it is from.  Audit data coming from your OSs and databases are consolidated into one location.  You can make use of a very accurate SQL engine that tracks and blocks any unauthorized traffic even before it gets to your […]

Oracle Key Vault: Manage your encryption keys, Oracle Wallets, Java Keystores and credential files in a single platform

Your data is vulnerable to hacking and other security threats.  On top of that, there are several government and industry regulations that you would need to comply with, especially when you are dealing with credit card information, personally identifiable information and other confidential data that you may get. As part of its database security products, […]