Oracle DBAs cite lack of security measures

September 30, 2008

[From Search Security]

Increasingly complex database environments are making it difficult for database administrators to secure systems and protect against a data breach, according to a new survey.

The survey, conducted by the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) and funded by Oracle Corp., found that almost half of the 316 respondents were managing more than 100 databases and 20% said they managed more than 500 databases. One out of five said they expect a data breach or incident over the coming year and only one out of four said all their databases are locked down against attacks.

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