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May be of interest The Complete Guide for your AWS RDS Database Security http://www.greensql.com/article/complete-guide-your-aws-rds-database-security 
Ian Cooke | 4/23/2015 10:37:23 AM | COMMENTS(0)
May be of interestWebinar: Security Implications of Oracle Product Desupporthttp://us1.campaign-archive1.com/?u=8a79eadf0e47ccf74f2b6f485&id=00ef168c4b 
Ian Cooke | 4/16/2015 2:38:36 PM | COMMENTS(0)
Guys, I have uploaded an updated version of the "Sources of Assurance for an Oracle Database" document to cater for changes to the location of Journal articles (http://www.isaca.org/Groups/Professional-English/oracle-database/GroupDocuments/Sources_of_Ass...
Ian Cooke | 4/16/2015 2:28:16 PM | COMMENTS(0)
Oracle grunts, grimaces, pushes out 98-flaw security patch batch http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/04/15/oracle_april_security_update/
Ian Cooke | 4/16/2015 2:34:02 AM | COMMENTS(0)
Will affect the use of Oracle Forms with Chrome Chrome version 42 will pour your Java coffee down the drain: Plugin blocked by default http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/04/14/google_java_chrome_42/
Ian Cooke | 4/16/2015 2:32:37 AM | COMMENTS(0)
I was wondering if 'Security,Audit and Control Features Oracle Database, 3rd Edition' would be adequate for auditing an Oracle rac database 11g with AcitveDataguard system. Is there any additional hands-on material for finishing up the task?Many thanks i...
Konstantinos741 | 4/9/2015 3:13:28 AM | COMMENTS(4)

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Sources of Assurance for an Oracle Database Update 4
Posted by Ian Cooke 8 days ago
Oracle Database 12c Security and Compliance, ORACLE WHITE PAPER, Updated FEBRUARY 2015
Posted by Ian Cooke 52 days ago
Best of Oracle Security 2014 by Red-Database-Security GmbH
Posted by Ian Cooke 151 days ago
Security and Compliance with Oracle Database 12c, An Oracle White Paper, April 2014
Posted by Ian Cooke 232 days ago
Oracle Database Security Checklist An Oracle White Paper June 2008
Posted by Ian Cooke 245 days ago
Building Secure Apex Application
Posted by nooruddin 248 days ago

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Volume 6, 2014
by Muhammad Mushfiqur Rahman, CISA, CCNA, CEH, ITIL V3, MCITP, MCP, MCSE, MCTS, OCP, SCSA
Database auditing is the activity of monitoring and recording configured database actions from database users and nondatabase users, to ensure the security of the databases.
Volume 2, 2014
by Ian Cooke, CISA, CGEIT, COBIT-F, CFE, CPTS, DipFM, ITIL-F, Six Sigma Green Belt
CAATs are a valuable tool for auditing Oracle databases.
Volume 1, 2011
by David Knox, Scott Gaetjen, Hamza Jahangir, Tyler Muth, Patrick Sack, Richard Wark and Bryan Wise | Reviewed by Horst Karin, Ph.D., CISA, CISSP, ITIL
The strength of this book is its comprehensive knowledge, which is presented in an easy-to-understand style with useful supporting background information.
Volume 3, 2010
by ISACA | Reviewed by K. K. Mookhey, CISA, CISM, CISSP
A book review of the third edition of this popular ISACA title.
Volume 4, 2007
by Ying Shi, CISA, OCP

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Blog Posts: 11 total

Agile technique in software development has been around for quite some time. There have been efforts to adopt the agile techniques for strategic planning, alignment and execution. Following are some of the relevant articles/blog posts in this area. The to...
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During an audit you may find that shell scripts are used to connect to your Oracle database (these are often scheduled jobs).  In many instances this represents a security risk as the Oracle database password is hardcoded into the script.  This means th...
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The main idea I am trying to advocate with these posts is a simple one.  Compare a database you are auditing against a database that you know already meets the standards required by the organisation you are auditing. This is achieved by creating “CSV...
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We have covered most of the core items that should be consider when performing an Oracle database audit in previous posts, however there a number of other items that I would typically look into. Database Links A database link is an object in one databa...
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The company you are auditing should have a policy on what is being audited within your Oracle database.  The level of auditing will almost certainly be affected by the sensitivity of the data. Good examples and bench marks for auditing may be seen in th...
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Typically application access to an Oracle database is via one of two methods.  Either all users access the same database using a single (proxy) user which is defined in an initialisation (.INI) file, registry etc. Or the users access the database indiv...
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