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Posted Nov 1, 2002

Oracle9i Database Accepts the OpenHack 4 Challenge

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff

During the first 9 days, more than 47,000 attacks fail to crack Unbreakable security

With security built in, not bolted on, Oracle9i Database and Oracle9i Application Server are competing in the eWeek OpenHack 4 (October 22 - November 8), an online security test challenging hackers worldwide to break in. During the first nine days, Oracle received more than 47,000 attacks -- all unsuccessful.

By participating in eWeek's OpenHack 4 competition, Oracle is testing the fortitude of both Oracle9i Database and Oracle9i Application Server under real-world conditions. OpenHack 4 is both a test of development techniques and applications themselves, as well as a demonstration of how to program defensively and how to provide multiple interlocking layers of security.

Oracle recoded an eWeek Labs application -- the user-facing part of eWeek's eXcellence Awards Web site -- which has been used in production for the last two years, and is complex enough to require a variety of security-hardening techniques while still small enough to be understood quickly.

Oracle deployed the application on Oracle9i Application Server Release 2, using Oracle9i Database Release 2 as its database, while deploying the Web application and database servers on Red Hat Linux Advanced Server 2.1.

Additional information on OpenHack 4 is available at http://www.eweek.com/category2/0,3960,600431,00.asp.


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