Oracle Security Handbook

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Osborne/McGraw-Hill, 2001 - Computers - 624 pages
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This text teaches readers the why and how of implementing security plans in an Oracle environment. It proceeds logically through the necessary steps, which include: understanding Oracle's security architecture and implementing a plan; securing and interacting with OS's - Windows NT/2000, UNIX, and Linux; securing the database - with concrete examples; securing the network - with coverage of Web site and Oracle Portal security; and protecting against hackers, auditing and troubleshooting. Supplemental information including a glossary of terms, security risk assessment review, a hands-on tutorial to securing a server, and new security features for Oracle9i is also included.

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The Evolution of Security
Enter the Computer
Know Your Threats

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About the author (2001)

Theriault has been an Oracle DBA for over 15 years and is Senior DBA at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.

Aaron C. Newman is the founder and president of Techrigy, Inc. (, a company specializing in monitoring and measuring social media. He is the coauthor of Oracle Security Handbook.

Jeremy Thomas is a technical manager with ActiveNetwork where he leads development activities for, a Web 2.0 community for sports enthusiasts.

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