Cloud Security Perspectives and Insights

Are You Going to OpenWorld? Here are the Top Database Security Sessions to Attend

Taylor Lewis
Product Marketing Manager

With Oracle OpenWorld kicking off in a few days, we would like to invite all attendees to join us for key Oracle Database Security Sessions. There are many sessions to choose from, but we have selected a few "must see" sessions for you to attend. The Database Security team will be out in full force to bring attendees the latest news, hear customer perspectives, and showcase solutions.

Here is our guide to the top 6 Database Security sessions at OpenWorld 2018.

1. Roadmap: Innovations in Security and Compliance for Databases [PRM4101]
Monday, Oct 22, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. | Moscone West - Room 3006

Vipin Samar, Senior Vice President, Database Security, Oracle
Russ Lowenthal, Director, Product Management, Oracle

Session Description: It's been an incredibly busy year for Oracle’s Database Security team, with the new Oracle Data Security Cloud Service, Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool, and Oracle Key Vault with multimaster support. The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR) is now in effect as well, and efforts to comply have started. In this session learn what the team is working on this year to help you comply with latest regulations, and how to secure your databases whether on-premises or on the cloud.


2. Introducing Oracle's Data Security Cloud Service for Oracle Databases [PRM4102]
Tuesday, Oct 23, 12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 3006

Vikram Pesati, Vice President, Product Development, Oracle
Michael Mesaros, Director, Product Management, Oracle

Session Description: Oracle Databases in the Oracle Cloud offer a high degree of security. Secure infrastructure, data encryption by default, and automated patching all help to keep data safe from a variety of threats.  However, understanding the risks associated with data, controlling access to it and monitoring its use are customer choices, making security a shared responsibility between the customer and the cloud provider. Oracle Data Security Cloud Service is a unified control center for managing data security in Oracle Databases in the cloud. It allows you to quickly understand the sensitive data in your care, evaluate configuration risks, enable auditing and detective controls, mask data for use in test and development environments, and more. This session provides an overview of the Data Security Cloud Service and takes attendees through a full end-to-end scenario of how they can protect data in Oracle Databases. No prior security experience is needed.


3. Data Security in the GDPR Era [PRO4111]
Wednesday, Oct 24, 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 3006

Joao Nunes, IT Senior Manager, NOS
Tiago Rocha, Database Administrator, "Nos Comunicaões, Sa."
Eric Lybeck, Director, PwC

Session Description: The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in effect for half a year, and much has been learned about how best to protect personal privacy data in Oracle Database. In this session explore GDPR's first six months and take a tour through security by design and default in the Oracle Database. Join PWC, NOS (one of the largest media companies in Portugal), and Oracle to learn how Oracle customers are addressing GDPR challenges such as sensitive data discovery, encryption, data minimization, pseudonimization, privacy impact analysis, and more.


4. Inside the Mind of a Database Hacker [THT6814]
Monday, Oct 22, 5:00 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. | The Exchange @ Moscone South - Theater 4

Mark Fallon, Chief Security Architect, Oracle Database, Oracle
Russ Lowenthal, Director, Product Management, Oracle

Session Description: In this session get an alternative way of thinking about how to protect enterprise data: by examining the hacker's point of view.


5. Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool: Know Your Security Posture Before Hackers Do [TRN4107]
Wednesday, Oct 24, 12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 3006

Pedro Lopes, DBSAT and EMEA Field Product Manager, Oracle
Marella Folgori, Oracle
Riccardo D'Agostini, Responsabile Progettazione Data Security, Intesa Sanpaolo

Session Description: Before hackers map out your database users, configuration, data, and security controls to devise their strategy, use new Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool to help discover sensitive personal data, identify database users and their entitlements, and understand the configuration and operational security risks. Attend this session to learn how you can generate Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool reports to create your database security strategy or support GDPR data privacy impact assessments. No prior security experience needed. And the tool is freely available to all Oracle Database customers.

6. Recent Database Security Innovations You Might Not Be Using, but Should Be [TIP4112]
Thursday, Oct 25, 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 3006

Alan Williams, Database Security Product Management, Oracle
Russ Lowenthal, Director, Product Management, Oracle
Manish Choudhary, Oracle

Session Description: Recent Oracle Database releases include significant new features that streamline user administration, reduce database attack surfaces, and protect personally identifiable information, and other sensitive data. In this session learn about the new way to authenticate and authorize database users in Active Directory. Explore review recent security innovations including privilege analysis, database vault simulation mode, data redaction, online encryption, and passwordless schemas. See how to assess the security of your database with Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool. Attend this session and you'll be able take advantage of these features next week to create a more secure database environment.





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