About this course

Course type Essentials
Course code OC12CSEC
Duration 5 Days

This Oracle Database 12c: Security training teaches you how you can use Oracle Database features to meet the security, privacy and compliance requirements of your organization. You'll get the chance to interact with expert Oracle University instructors through a combination of instruction and hands-on exercises that reinforce new concepts.

Learn To:

  • Understand Oracle security solutions and how they can help address your security requirements.
  • Configure strong authentication for database users using PKI and Kerberos.
  • Control data access using virtual private database and Oracle Label Security.
  • Analyze application privileges and reduce the attack surface using Oracle Database Vault Privilege Analysis.
  • Reduce risk of data exposure using Oracle Advanced Security Data Redaction, Transparent Data Encryption and Oracle Data Masking and Subsetting.
  • Audit activity inside the database using policy and condition based unified auditing.
  • Configure network encryption to protect information in transit.
  • Audit activity inside the database using policy and condition based unified auditing.
  • Protect against application bypass using Oracle Database Vault Realms.

Benefits to You

The current regulatory environment of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, HIPAA, the UK Data Protection Act, and others requires better security at the database level. By investing in this course, you'll learn how to secure access to your databases and use database features that enhance data access and confidentiality. This course provides suggested Oracle solutions for common problems.

Deep Dive into Security Features

Expert Oracle University instructors discuss the following security features of the database: authentication, data access control including user authorizations using privileges and roles, Privilege Analysis, Virtual Private Database, Oracle Label Security as well as data confidentiality. This includes Data Redaction, Oracle Data Masking and Subsetting, Transparent Sensitive Data Protection and encryption at the column, tablespace and file levels using Transparent Data Encryption.

Auditing

Throughout this course, you'll also get a chance to discuss auditing using different features, including unified auditing and fine-grained auditing. You'll deep dive into some of the Oracle Network security topics, like securing the listener and restricting connections by IP address.

Gain Hands-On Experience

Hands-on practices and available demonstrations help you learn how to use most of the features of Oracle Database 12c to secure your data center. Develop an understanding of how to use Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control and other tools like SQL*Plus.

Prerequisites

Audience for this course

  • Security Administrators
  • Security Compliance Auditors
  • Database Administrators
  • Network Administrator
  • System Analysts
  • Support Engineer

Delegates will learn how to

  • Ensure data confidentiality using an encryption solution like Transparent Data Encryption, or Data Redaction or Oracle Data Masking and Subsetting
  • Audit user actions using any of the auditing features like unified auditing
  • Find appropriate Oracle solutions to meet the security, privacy and compliance requirements of their organization
  • Find solutions to secure database access through the network
  • Configure appropriate authentication for the database or enterprise users in the organization
  • Control data access and integrity in their organization using the appropriate feature or option or product like privileges or Oracle Label Security
  • Analyze any security risks of their organization

Outline

Introduction

  • Course Objectives
  • Course Schedule and Appendices

Understanding Security Requirements

  • Fundamental Data Security Requirements
  • Security Risks
  • Exploits
  • Techniques to Enforce Security

Choosing Security Solutions

  • Network Access Control
  • Database Access Control
  • Data Access Control
  • Data Confidentiality
  • Data Integrity
  • Audit
  • Compliance

Implementing Basic Database Security

  • Database Security Checklist
  • Reducing Administrative Effort
  • Principle of Least Privilege
  • Objects Protection

Securing Data on the Network

  • Network Access Control
  • Listener Security
  • Listener Usage Control

Using Basic and Strong User Authentication

  • Basic Authentication
  • Strong Authentication
  • Database Link Passwords Protection

Configuring Global User Authentication

  • About Enterprise User Management (EUS)
  • EUS and Oracle Internet Directory Integration

Using Proxy Authentication

  • Security Challenges of Three-Tier Computing
  • Proxy Authentication Solutions

Using Privileges and Roles

  • Separation of Duties
  • Roles Management
  • Managing Security for Definer's Rights and Invoker's Rights
  • Managing RMAN Virtual Private Catalogs

Using Privilege Analysis

  • Privilege Analysis Flow
  • Privilege Analysis Implementation

Using Application Contexts

  • Description of Application Context
  • Application Context Implementation

Implementing Virtual Private Database

  • Fine-Grained Access Control and VPD
  • FGAC Policies Management
  • VPD Policies Management

Implementing Oracle Label Security

  • Access Control Overview
  • Oracle Label Security Registration
  • Oracle Label Security Policies Management

Redacting Data

  • Redacting Data
  • Masking Policies Implementation

Using Oracle Data Masking and Subsetting

  • Overview
  • Data Masking Definition Implementation
  • Data Masking Process
  • Data Subsetting Process

Using Transparent Sensitive Data Protection

  • TDPS Implementation

Encryption Concepts and Solutions

  • Concepts
  • Solutions
  • Oracle Solutions

Encrypting with DBMS_CRYPTO Package

  • Usage

Using Transparent Data Encryption

  • Overview
  • The Master Keys and the Keystore
  • Hardware Keystore
  • Encryption

Database Storage Security

  • RMAN and OSB Backups
  • RMAN Encryption Modes
  • Data Pump Export and Import of Encrypted Data

Using Unified Audit

  • Auditing Overview
  • Unified Audit Management
  • Specific Audit Situations

Using Fine-Grained Audit

  • Comparison with Unified Auditing
  • Overview
  • FGA Implementation
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