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Oracle database vulnerable

SQL-injection and other advanced threat gain momentum, and researchers complain that the effort that Oracle spends on other applications that distract the company from enhancing security of databases. Word of Oracle’s database security is not supported by case? Some researchers from the community associated with databases, think so. They complain that since the giant grew even more,(…)

Oracle plans to fix 56 bugs in October

Oracle has published an advance notice of the upcoming release of updates. The company said the patch, which is scheduled for release on October 18, must fix about 56 bugs in the platforms of Database, Application Server, Fusion Middleware, etc. The release will also include a number of fixes for the products of Sun. Among the(…)

Protection of databases: starts with segmentation

When most IT-specialists are thinking about improving the safety of their databases, database activity monitoring, encryption, and patch management – the first thing that comes to mind in order to protect their sensitive information store from the attack. All this, of course, it is necessary to build a solid defense, but throwing in such projects without(…)

Most small businesses are not ready for failure data

While small businesses generally recognize that data loss can cause them great damage, more than half of them (57%) have no plan for disaster recovery of data. Carbonite company in August 2011 conducted a survey, which was attended by 130 small businesses. According to the results 81% of enterprises consider the data to their most(…)

IBM will spend $ 100 million for the processing of large volumes of data

IBM unveiled new software and services, as well as about 100 million investment in processing and analyzing large volumes of data. The strategy “Big Data” the company plans to add 20 new services for processing and analysis of multiple data measured petabytes. Here include security services that can eliminate 99% of critical vulnerabilities on their(…)

Oracle downplays risk vulnerabilities

Manufacturer of software for computer security AppSec announced that Oracle produces an inadequate assessment of vulnerabilities. According to researchers Application Security (AppSec), Oracle Corporation may enter into mislead consumers about the seriousness of some of the vulnerabilities discovered in its software. “Oracle likes to downplay the risk of vulnerabilities,” – said Alex Rozeker, Director of(…)