Oracle Database Users Lock Out Data Leak Security at Oracle OpenWorld - Are Your Databases Configured Securely?

By Brian Prince  |  Posted 2008-09-22 Email Print this article Print
Oracle database administrators might claim to fear data breaches and talk big about security features, but not all employ the strongest data leak prevention practices. A survey of 316 Oracle database users by the Independent Oracle Users Group offers a window into the security concerns of Oracle database administrators and the database security and data leak prevention tactics in use. The Oracle OpenWorld user conference Sept. 21 to 25 shines a light on Oracle database security features and practices.
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The IOUG survey found 17 percent of users said either some or none of their databases were securely configured. Another 15 percent were unsure. Though that bodes well, only 28 percent said "all" were configured securely. The remainder said "many" were.


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