CHAPTER 49Advanced Architecture Options—DB Vault, Content DB, and Records DB

One of the common security problems with Oracle databases is that the privileged users SYS and SYSTEM, as well as other accounts with SYSDBA privileges, have full access to all the data within the database. In the past, you could audit the activity of all users in the database but could not prevent privileged users from viewing and/or changing application data. Oracle has released a new product called Oracle Database Vault to deal with this problem.

Oracle Database Vault

Oracle Database Vault can be used to address common regulatory compliance requirements and can also be used to reduce the risk of insider threats in the following ways:


By preventing highly privileged ...

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