Writing Secure Code -- Links -- October 17, 2008
By Mark Wilcox - CTO - Oracle Consulting Security-Oracle on Oct 17, 2008
Enterprise Single Sign-on: It's Simple Economics -- For many of my readers this article will be old news - reducing the number of passwords saves money. The Oracle Identity and Access Management Suite provides products that enable this. Our directory services products allow you to re-use passwords (including AD passwords) in any environment that can use LDAP including enabling/simplifying this process in Unix Operating Systems and Oracle Databases. Oracle Identity Manager can synchronize passwords if the application can't externalize passwords. Oracle Access Manager provides Web-based SSO and Oracle Enterprise SSO provides SSO for "fat-client" applications.
Security is a State of Mind -- A nice interview with Bruce Schneier on Dr. Dobbs. In particular since Dr. Dobbs is where he was first published. And for those who might be reading and didn't get into computing until after the 'net - back in the day there were two magazines for hard-core geeks - Dr. Dobbs and Byte.
How to write injection-proof PL/SQL -- This paper is from us here at Oracle. Not my team but from someone with an @oracle.com email address. If you are writing code that calls PL/SQL you need to read this paper.