Oracle Solaris 11 Security


Security in Oracle Solaris 11 is considered to be the highest priority, which is reflected in both the security services provided to our users and in the production of Oracle Solaris in a secure manner.
Oracle Solaris security technologies  protect  data, applications, users, and the operating system itself from a variety of external and internal threats which reduces risk and prevents breaches. Oracle Solaris is developed following the Oracle Software Security Assurance process, which mandates that security is integrated into the design, build, testing, and maintenance process, not just bolted on afterwords.

Oracle Solaris:
  • Is an assured system to build on security is integrated, not bolted on
  • Protects data at rest and in motion with discretionary and mandatory access control, data encryption, and integrity protection
  • Contains applications and users using zones, privileges, and role based access control
  • Reduces risk of insider attacks using role based access control and delegated administration
  • Assists in compliance with auditing and logging
  • Provides trusted labeled security and multi-level access control
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 Data Sheet -  Reduce Risk with Oracle Solaris 11
 Newsletter -  Information Indepth Security Inside Out Newsletter
 Training - Configuring Security on the Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System
 White Paper - Oracle Solaris 11 and PCI DSS, Coalfire Systems, Inc
 Benchmark - Security Configuration Benchmark for Oracle Solaris 11, the Center for Internet Security
 How to Guide - Oracle Solaris 11 Security: What's New For Developers
 How to Guide - Oracle Solaris Audit Quick Start
 How to Guide - Application Containment via Sandboxing (Glenn Faden Blog)
 How to Guide - Oracle Solaris Extended Policy and MySQL (Glenn Faden Blog)
 Product Documentation - Security Services
 Product Documentation - Developer's Guide to Oracle Solaris 11 Security
 Book - Solaris 10 Security Essentials (includes Oracle Solaris 11)


 Oracle Software Security Assurance
 Oracle Critical Patch Updates and Security Alerts
 Sun Product Security Blog

Podcast, Techcast, Webcast and Hands-On Lab

 Podcast - Oracle Solaris Security
 Techcast - Oracle Solaris Security
 Webcast - Securing High Performance Web Applications
 Hands-On Lab - Protecting Your Applications with Oracle Solaris Security

Security Engineer Blogs

 Dan Anderson - Cryptography
 Darren Moffat - ZFS and general Cryptography
 Glenn Faden - Oracle Solaris Trusted Extensions
 Valerie Fenwick - Cryptography
 Wyllys Ingersoll - Cryptography/TPM

Related Technologies

 Developing Enterprise Applications
 Image Packaging System (IPS)
 Network Virtualization
 Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center
 Oracle Solaris Availability
 Service Management Facility
 Simplified Installation
 x86 Optimization

Related Products

 Oracle Key Manager
 Oracle Database 11g Security and Compliance
 Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center
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