All Posts Tagged: Vulnerabilities

Oracle Database Security – Part 1

Securing any system is a complex task, but the Oracle database poses special challenges. This series of posts aims to analyze the problem and come to conclusions about what can and should be done in real world environments. The first step in security analysis is risk assessment, so part 1 will focus on: Who poses […]

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Hacker Defense

I was looking at my previous Hackers post and realized it’s missing something. So here is Hackers part 2 – Hacker Defense. I should first start by saying there is no fixed recipe for defending against hackers. There are many things you should do to secure your organization, but hacking is a type of out-of-the-box […]

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Hackers

I’ve been in the software industry for many years and during that time I did some hacking, some defense against hacking, security systems to find hackers, and once even wrote security to protect a back door I installed when I hacked into a system. I’ve never done anything serious, but being on both sides of […]

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Security by Obscurity

Security by Obscurity is in my opinion a better security strategy than the security employed by any company today. Don’t laugh, I really mean it. Security by obscurity is a term used to dismiss security measures that are not founded on strong mathematical principals that make it theoretically unbreakable. Don’t get me wrong – I […]

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