Preventing internal Oracle database security threats

December 18, 2009

[From Search Oracle]

In its 2009 Oracle security survey, the /Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) notes a disturbing trend where "insider security breaches" continues to be a major threat to Oracle IT shops.

For instance, in July 2009 the Secret Service arrested two DBAs for using credit card details to steal millions of dollars. This arrest highlights the importance of vetting DBAs for personal integrity and honesty.

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