Oracle 11g Anti-hacker's Cookbook

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  • Get to grips with configuring a secure server at operating system level for Oracle Database
  • Master how to secure data by using Oracle Cryptographic API and Transparent Data Encryption
  • Get step-by-step instructions to implement a solid audit strategy by using the built in solutions and fine grained auditing
  • Understand how to segregate and protect data access by using Oracle Vault
  • Learn about different types of attacks and how to implement a solid defence against them
  • Empathize the attacks and interceptions by using different techniques and tools such as sniffing, man-in-the-middle, brute force and password crackers.

For almost all organizations, data security is a matter of prestige and credibility. The Oracle Database is one of the most rich in features and probably the most used Database in a variety of industries where security is essential. To ensure security of data both in transit and on the disk, Oracle has implemented the security technologies to achieve a reliable and solid system. In Oracle 11g Anti-Hacker's Cookbook, you will learn about the most important solutions that can be used for better database security.

"Oracle 11g Anti-hacker's Cookbook" covers all the important security measures and includes various tips and tricks to protect your Oracle Database.

"Oracle 11g Anti-hacker's Cookbook" uses real-world scenarios to show you how to secure the Oracle Database server from different perspectives and against different attack scenarios. Almost every chapter has a possible threads section, which describes the major dangers that can be confronted. The initial chapters cover how to defend the operating system, the network, the data and the users. The defense scenarios are linked and designed to prevent these attacks. The later chapters cover Oracle Vault, Oracle VPD, Oracle Labels, and Oracle Audit. Finally, in the Appendices, the book demonstrates how to perform a security assessment against the operating system and the database, and how to use a DAM tool for monitoring.

  • Learn to protect your sensitive data by using industry certified techniques
  • Implement and use ultimate techniques in Oracle Security and new security features introduced in Oracle 11g R2
  • Implement strong network communication security using different encryption solutions provided by Oracle Advanced Security
Page Count 302
Course Length 9 hours 3 minutes
ISBN 9781849685269
Date Of Publication 24 Oct 2012


Adrian Neagu

Adrian Neagu has over ten years of experience as a database administrator, mainly with DB2 and Oracle databases. He is an Oracle Certified Master 10g, Oracle Certified Professional 9i, 10g, and 11g, IBM DB2 Certified Administrator version 8.1.2 and 9, IBM DB2 9 Advanced Certified Administrator 9, and Sun Certified System Administrator Solaris 10. He is an expert in many areas of database administration such as performance tuning, high availability, replication, backup, and recovery. In his spare time, he likes to cook, take photos, and to catch big pikes with huge jerkbaits and bulldawgs.