12c New Feature: Unified Auditing

Oracle 12c Database provides many new security features. One of them is Unified Auditing. It replaces the Old Audit Views and Database Parameters with a new refreshing central implementation. I have checked the license requirement but did not find any useable information. It seems that it will not mentioned in the Oracle Pricelist or the…

Tablespace Encryption in Oracle 11g

Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) was introduced in Oracle 10G Release 2. Tablespace encryption helps you to secure the complete contents of one Tablespace instead of encrypt column by column. Oracle has also built in support for hardware-based crypto accelaration 11.2.0.2 for Intel XEON 5600 CPUs with AES-NI. Keep in mind that TDE can also be…