CHAPTER2Securing the Database

This chapter focuses on the steps you’ll use to help secure your OracleDatabases. You’ll see how applying the best practice principles (explored in Chapter 1) to an Oracle database will help to further secure it.

This chapter looks at securing database schemas by limiting their privileges, providing good password support, restricting access using multiple defenses, and securing the network channels to and from the database. These steps represent many of the best practices used by organizations today. These are the actions you should also be taking to configure and operate a secure Oracle Database.

The remaining chapters of this book discuss how to effectively apply technology features and capabilities to the task ...

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