HOWTO Secure and Audit Oracle 10g & 11g: Account Security (Complimentary Chapter Download)
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SQL injection, Zeus botnets, insider threats and new data protection regulations require tighter controls to secure high-value databases.

Account security is one of the fundamental building blocks in ensuring a secure Oracle environment. Weak and default passwords are often seen as the #1 reason for database breaches-and many breaches occur because of configuration errors in creating database accounts.

Authored by database security expert and IBM/Guardium CTO, Ron Ben Natan, Ph.D., “HOWTO Secure and Audit Oracle 10g and 11g” (CRC Press, 2009) is the definitive 454-page guide for security pros, DBAs, enterprise architects and audit/compliance managers.

Download a complimentary chapter from this book to learn HOWTO:

  • Create users, profiles and policies.
  • Enforce complex passwords and check for weak ones.
  • Understand password lifetime parameters.
  • Define how many failed logins allowed before locking accounts.
  • Use impossible passwords rather than lock accounts to thwart attackers.
  • Limit system resource usage to prevent DoS attacks.
  • Audit information on users and profiles.
  • Download scripts and resources to test account security.
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