Marlene Theriault

Marlene Theriault has over 14 years of experience as a database administrator, starting with version 2.0 of the Oracle RDBMS. She has presented papers at numerous conferences throughout the world, including various IOUG-A, DECUS, EOUG, and Oracle OpenWorld conferences. At the 1997 East Coast Oracle conference, Marlene tied for first place with Steven Feuerstein, receiving an "Outstanding Speaker" award. She also received the "Distinguished Speaker" award two years in a row at ECO-'95 and ECO-'96. Marlene's articles have appeared in Pinnacle Press' Oracle Developer magazine, IOUG-A's SELECT magazine, and many user group publications. Marlene reactivated the Mid-Atlantic Association of Oracle Professionals' Database Administration Special Interest Group and is the current chair of the MAOP DBA SIG. She authors an "Ask The DBA" column for the MAOP newsletter, and her articles and columns are available at For recreation, Marlene is an avid volksmarcher who has, with her significant other, Nelson Cahill, walked at least 6.2 miles in every one of the United States. She loves to travel and has been on numerous cruises. She can be reached via email at

Oracle Security Oracle Security
by Marlene Theriault, William Heney
October 1998