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OD11g:S Oracle Database 11g: Security

Oracle Course Description:
In Oracle Database 11g: Security course students learn how to use Oracle database features to meet the security, privacy and compliance requirements of their organization. The current regulatory environment of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, HIPAA, the UK Data Protection Act, and others requires better security at the database level. Students learn how to secure their database and how to use the database features that enhance security. The course provides suggested architectures for common problems. This course covers the following security features of the database: auditing, encryption for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) including encryption at the column, tablespace and file levels, virtual private database, label security and enterprise user security. Some of the Oracle Network security topics covered are: securing the listener and restricting connections by IP address.
Oracle Course Duration:
5 DAYS
Oracle Course Target Audience:
Database Administrators,Security Administrators,Security Compliance Auditors,Security Compliance Professionals
Oracle Course Prerequisite:
Oracle Database 11g: Implementing Database Vault
Course Content:
  • Security Requirements

    • Data Security Concerns
    • Fundamental Data Security Requirements
    • Components for enforcing security
    • Security Risks: Internal, External, Sabotage, Recovery
    • Principle of Least Privilege
    • Defining a Security policy
    • Implementing a Security Policy

  • Choosing Security Solutions

    • Maintaining data integrity
    • Controlling data access
    • Data Protection
    • Database Vault overview
    • Audit Vault overview
    • Combining Optional Security Features
    • Compliance Scanner
    • Database Control: Policy Trend

  • Basic Database Security

    • Database Security Checklist
    • Installing only what is required
    • Applying Security Patches
    • 11g Default security settings
    • Enforcing Password Management
    • System and Object Privileges
    • Restricting the Directories Accessible by the User
    • Separation of Responsibilities

  • Database Auditing

    • Standard Database Auditing
    • Monitoring for Suspicious Activity
    • Audit Log Location Options
    • Viewing Auditing Results
    • Configure Auditing to syslog
    • Value-Based Auditing
    • Triggers and Autonomous Transactions

  • Auditing DML Statements (Fine-Grained Auditing)

    • Fine-Grained Auditing (FGA)
    • Fine-Grained Auditing Policy
    • Triggering Audit Events
    • Data Dictionary Views
    • Enabling and Disabling an FGA Policy
    • FGA Policy Guidelines
    • Maintaining the Audit Trail

  • Basic User Authentication

    • User Authentication
    • User Identified by a Password
    • User Identified Externally
    • Protecting Passwords
    • Encrypted Database Link Passwords
    • Audit with Database Links

  • Using Strong Authentication

    • Strong User Authentication
    • Single Sign-On
    • How to Use Certificates for Authentication
    • Configuring SSL
    • orapki Utility
    • How to Use Kerberos for Authentication
    • RADIUS Authentication: Overview
    • External Secure Password Store

  • Enterprise User Security

    • Setting up Enterprise User Security
    • Oracle Identity Management Infrastructure: Default Deployment
    • Oracle Database: Enterprise User Security Architecture
    • Authenticating Enterprise Users
    • User Migration Utility
    • Enterprise-User Auditing

  • Proxy Authentication

    • Security Challenges of Three-Tier Computing
    • Common Implementations of Authentication
    • Restrict the Privileges of the Middle Tier
    • Using Proxy Authentication for Database Users
    • Using Proxy Authentication for Enterprise Users
    • Revoking Proxy Authentication
    • Data Dictionary Views for Proxy Authentication

  • Authorization Methods

    • Authorization
    • Assigning Privileges
    • Using Enterprise roles
    • Implementing a Secure Application Role

  • Using Application Context

    • Application Context Overview
    • Implementing a Local Context
    • Application Context Accessed Globally
    • Guidelines

  • Implementing Virtual Private Database

    • Understanding Fine Grain Access Control
    • Virtual Private Database
    • Implementing VPD Policies
    • Manage VPD Policies
    • Policy Performance
    • Checking for Policies Applied to SQL Statements

  • Oracle Label Security Concepts

    • Access Control: Overview
    • Discretionary Access Control
    • Oracle Label Security
    • Comparing Oracle Label Security and the VPD

  • Implementing Oracle Label Security

    • Policy Enforcement Options
    • Managing levels, groups, compartments
    • Administering Labels
    • Trusted Stored Package Units
    • Performance tips

  • Using the Data Masking Pack

    • Understanding Data Masking
    • Identifying Sensitive Data for Masking
    • Implementing Data Masking
    • Data Masking Impact Report

  • Encryption Concepts

    • Understanding encryption
    • Cost of encryption
    • Encryption is not Access Control
    • Data Encryption Challenges
    • Encryption Key Management
    • Solutions and examples

  • Using Application Based Encryption

    • Overview
    • The DBMS_CRYPTO Package
    • Generate Keys Using RANDOMBYTES
    • Using ENCRYPT and DECRYPT
    • Enhanced Security Using the Cipher Block Modes
    • Hash and Message Authentication Code

  • Applying Transparent Data Encryption

    • Transparent Data Encryption overview
    • Components of Data Encryption
    • Using Data Encryption
    • Using Hardware Security Modules
    • Tablespace Encryption

  • Use File Encryption

    • RMAN Encrypted Backups
    • Oracle Secure Backup Encryption
    • Using Transparent Mode Encryption
    • Using Password Mode Encryption
    • Using Dual Mode Encryption
    • Restoring encrypted backups

  • Oracle Net Services Security Checklist

    • Security Checklists Overview
    • Client Checklist
    • Network Security Checklist
    • Restricting Network IP Addresses
    • Restricting Open Ports
    • Encrypting Network Traffic
    • Configure Checksumming
    • Oracle Net Services Log Files

  • Securing the Listener

    • Listener Security Checklist
    • Restricting the Privileges of the Listener
    • Password Protect the Listener
    • Administering the Listener Using TCP/IP with SSL
    • Analyzing Listener Log Files