Practical Oracle Security

Your Unauthorized Guide to Relational Database Security


  • Josh Shaul, Director, Worldwide Systems Engineering at Application Security, Oracle Expert, New York, NY
  • Aaron Ingram, Security Engineer at Application Security, Oracle and Spyglass Expert, New York, NY

This is the only practical, hands-on guide available to database administrators to secure their Oracle databases. This book will help the DBA to assess their current level of risk as well as their existing security posture. It will then provide practical, applicable knowledge to appropriately secure the Oracle database. The book’s companion Web site contains dozens of working scripts that DBA’s can use to secure and automate their Oracle databases.
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Written for database administrators and security professionals responsible for securely deploying Oracle relational databases.


Book information

  • Published: November 2007
  • Imprint: SYNGRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-59749-198-3

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: Installing OracleChapter 3: Post-Install ConfigurationChapter 4: Default Accounts and PasswordsChapter 5: Configuring File PermissionsChapter 6: Permissions to PUBLIC Part 1Chapter 7: Installing Oracle Patch SetsChapter 8: Assessing and Maintaining Level 1 Compliance