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 (Rochester, New York) is the Founder and President of Techrigy, Inc. ( Newman is responsible for leading the organization and defining the company's overall vision. Newman is a serial entrepreneur having previously founded two successful startups, DbSecure and Application Security, Inc. Prior to AppSecInc, Newman founded DbSecure, Inc. where he played the role of both CEO and CTO. He led the acquisition of DbSecure by the publicly-traded company Internet Security Systems (ISSX) in 1998. After this acquisition, Newman managed the development of database security solutions at ISS. Newman has held several other technology positions as an IT consultant with Price Waterhouse, as a developer for Bankers Trust, and as an independent IT consultant.

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