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Proposal for the dissertation

March 24, 2016 | Author: | Posted in alternative medicine, health and medicine

The Efficiency of the Security Features of Oracle Database System

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Consider the scenario wherein a bank has several branches all over the world , it accepts deposits and payments of bills through its online banking system , then suddenly , a computer hacker enters into its database system obtaining sensitive and confidential data within its database and erasing all existing accounts leaving its system paralyzed . This could happen to the database system of any industry if [banner_entry_middle]

its corresponding security features are inefficient

As we are now in the Internet-dominated technology , security is no longer a concern of the government and military institutions alone Likewise , security is now a major concern of commercial institutions engaged in e-commerce . In the past years , there have been numerous incidents of internet fraud and data and information theft . It has been stated that With numerous high-pro breaches over the last year – 3 .9 million customer accounts lost in transit from one of the world ‘s largest banks , and a staggering 40 million accounts stolen from a credit card processing agent this past summer – security is paramount to any organization today , large or small

Given the situation , every company relies on an efficient and dependable database that can withstand attacks coming from outside the company as well as from the employees who have access to the database system . Oracle Corporation is one of the major companies developing HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Database_management_system ” \o “Database management system ” database management systems , tools for HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Database ” \o “Database database development , middle-tier software ( HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Oracle_Fusion_Middleware ” \o “Oracle Fusion Middleware ” Fusion Middleware , HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Enterprise_resource_planning ” \o “Enterprise resource planning ” enterprise resource planning software (ERP , HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Customer_relationship_management ” \o “Customer relationship management ” customer relationship management software (CRM ) and HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Supply_chain_management ” \o “Supply chain management ” supply chain planning (SCM ) software . This company takes pride on being the leader in database security . At present , it commands 41 of the relational database market . The fact that the majority of the company rely on the database system of Oracle simply proves that the system it offers is superior than the other database system in the market . According to Ken Jacobs , Vice President of Product Strategy of Oracle , companies are interested in acquiring Oracle Database because it lowers cost , improves performance and improves security

The efficiency of the database system is determined not only by the company that created the system but also the international standard set by accredited companies . Oracle database system has been recognized by the following organizations : a ) the US Trusted Computer System Evaluation (TCSEC , b ) Trusted Database Interpretation (TDI ) and c International Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation (CC . At present , Oracle is considered as the only database vendor to have completed multiple high-assurance security evaluations against every major worldwide criteria


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