Identity Management & Security Articles


(See also: Security topic)

Oracle Identity Manager: Implementing Additional Request Information [April 2014]
by Nitin Patel
Nitin Patel's article offers detailed step-by-step technical instructions for implementing the Additional Request Information feature in Oracle Identity Manager.

Oracle Identity Manager UI Customizations [February 2014]
by Gaurav Singh
Tips, tricks, and technical insight into customizations for the Oracle Identity Manager user interface.

Diagnosing Intermittent Authentication Failures and User Lock Outs in Oracle WebLogic [February 2014]
by Shailesh K. Mishrah
How login failures in WebLogic can be diagnosed with the help of available debug flags and log files.

Flexible Manipulation of Session Timeout for Oracle Identity Manager Web Applications [January 2014]
by Firdaus Fraz
Oracle Fusion Middleware Identity Management solution architect Firdaus Fraz's concise article focuses on session timeout configuration for Oracle Identity Manager 11gR2PS1 using an Oracle WebLogic deployment plan.

Working with Oracle Security Token Service in an Architecture Involving Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Service Bus [January 2014]
by Rolando Fernandes
A step by step guide to creating a single sign-on between Oracle WebLogic and Oracle Service Bus using Oracle Security Token Service (OSTS) to generate SAML tokens.

Hide from Prying Eyes [January 2014]
by Arup Nanda
Use Data Redaction in Oracle Database 12c to hide sensitive data automatically.

Programmatic Identity Assertion with Oracle Platform Security Services [December 2013]
by Shailesh K. Mishra
This short article from a member of the Oracle Identity Manager team shows how programmatic identity assertion can be performed using OPSS APIs in cases where code must run under the security context of a runtime identity.

Oracle Identity Manager 11gR2 Reconciliation Events Processing [December 2013]
by Firdaus Fraz
Available options and the associated limitations for reconciliation and the sequencing of reconciliation events in Oracle Identity Manager.

Enterprise Grade Deployment Considerations for Oracle Identity Manager AD Connector [October 2013]
by Firdaus Fraz
Oracle Fusion Middleware solution architect Firdaus Fraz illustrates provides best practice recommendations for setting up an enterprise deployment environment for the OIM connector for Microsoft Active Directory.

Multi-Factor Authentication in Oracle WebLogic [October 2013]
by Shailesh K. Mishra
Using multi-factor authentication to protect web applications deployed on Oracle WebLogic.

Protecting IDPs from Malformed SAML Requests [July 2013]
by Steffo Weber
Using Oracle API Gateway as an XML firewall to protect Oracle Identity Federation from receiving malformed SAML requests.

Securing Heterogeneous Systems Using Oracle Web Services Manager [May 2012]
by Ronald van Luttikhuizen and Jens Peters
A case study on using use Oracle Web Services Manager to secure interactions between Web Services exposed by Oracle Service Bus and an employee portal built in Microsoft .NET and Silverlight.

How To Configure Browser-based SSO with Kerberos/SPNEGO and Oracle WebLogic Server [May 2012]
by Abhijit Patil
Oracle WebLogic Server offers a complete solution for single sign-on with Microsoft clients using Kerberos. 

Security for Everyone [01-Jan-2012]
by Frank Nimphius
Protect your Oracle ADF applications from unauthorized access using the Oracle ADF Security feature.

On History, Basics, and Network Performance [01-Jan-2012]
by Tom Kyte
Our technologist recalls a Web seminar, gives the right hint, and dishes on network performance.

Managing Audit Trails [12-Oct-2010]
by Arup Nanda
Relocate the audit trail to a different tablespace and set up an automatic purge process to keep its size under control.

Series: Project Lockdown [Updated September 2010]
by Arup Nanda
Learn a practical, phased approach to securing your database infrastructure using built-in Oracle Database security features—over one day, week, month, and quarter (updated for Oracle Database 11g Release 2)

Intelligence and Identity [01-Jan-2008]
by Mark Rittman and Joel Crisp
Integrating Oracle Business Intelligence and Oracle Identity Management.

Faster, Safer, and Smaller LOBs [17-Aug-2007]
by Jonathan Gennick
Oracle SecureFiles provides increased performance, better security, and reduced disk usage.

Implementing Row-Level Security in Java Applications [9-July-2007]
by Lonneke Dikmans, Oracle Fusion Middleware Regional Director
Learn how to enforce row-level security across your JEE application, from database to cache.

Testing Database Security [26-Oct-2006]
by Aradhana Puri
Questions and answers on securing your Oracle database by using FGA and VPD

Secure Search Returns Best Results [28-Aug-2006]
by Ron Hardman
Oracle Secure Enterprise Search provides the right intranet search.