Database: Database Security, Budget Top Admins' Concerns, Oracle User Survey Says

 
 
By Brian Prince  |  Posted 2010-09-16 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Database administrators have a busy job keeping up with the mountains of data being created and managed by enterprises every day. Unfortunately, security can sometimes get the short end of the stick on the list of IT priorities. In its annual survey, the Independent Oracle Users Group discovered many of the issues that database professionals confronted in 2010 are virtually the same as the issues they tackled in 2009. The survey, conducted by Unisphere Research, polled 430 data managers and IT professionals in the user group. The report found a numbers of problems in how databases are managed, including a lack of monitoring, encryption and user management. These issues impacted database environments both big and small. However, the good news is that the percentage of respondents whose IT security spending went up was greater in 2010 than in past years. So just where should enterprises spend their security money when it comes to databases? The answer is that help is needed in several areas. Here, eWEEK takes a look at what those areas are and how IT managers can deal with these issues.
 
 
 

Database Security, Budget Top Admins Concerns, Oracle User Survey Says

by Brian Prince
Database Security, Budget Top Admins Concerns, Oracle User Survey Says
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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