CHAPTER12Oracle Label Security

This chapter shows how to apply Oracle Label Security (OLS) to your tables to enforce row-level security. OLS has many capabilities that make it an attractive technique for implementing fine-grained access control. OLS is conceptually easy to understand and is based on a proven and well-understood security model. It makes it easy to create, deploy, and maintain your security; and, in contrast to views with functions and VPD, no coding is required to implement row-level security with OLS.

OLS was designed to meet some of the strongest security requirements ever put forth. This chapter offers a brief review of its history, which helps to explain the labeling concept and the behavior of the product. You’ll then see ...

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