Security and Compliance

Security and Compliance  

Oracle Solaris 11 is a complete, integrated, and open platform engineered for secure and compliant enterprise cloud environments. Oracle Solaris combines the power of industry standard security features, unique security and anti-malware capabilities, and compliance management tools for low risk application deployments and cloud infrastructure. Oracle hardware systems and software in silicon provide the anti-malware trust anchors, accelerate cryptography, and help protect from memory attacks with ADI, NX, and SMEP.

Oracle Solaris:
  • Provides a more secure enterprise cloud
  • Provides a more secure application lifecycle
  • Provides a more compliance infrastructure
  • Provides a more secure application
  • Provides a more secure infrastructure
  • Is an assured and tested low risk platform

Data Sheets

Oracle Solaris 11 - Engineered for Security Designed for Compliance

How-To Guides and White Papers

How to Automate Compliance Assessments in Oracle Solaris 11
Oracle Solaris 11 and PCI DSS, Coalfire Systems, Inc White Paper
How to Apply Read-Only Protection with Oracle Solaris Immutable Zones
Oracle Solaris Audit Quick Start
Oracle Solaris 11 Security: What's New For Developers
What is ADI?

Product Documentation

Oracle Solaris 11 Security Guidelines
Oracle Solaris 11 Compliance Guide
Developer's Guide to Oracle Solaris 11 Security
Oracle Software Security Assurance
Oracle Critical Patch Updates and Security Alerts


Secure, Efficient Customer Multi-tenancy with Oracle Solaris
The Fine-Grained Security Controls in Oracle Solaris
Security Capabilities and Design in Oracle Solaris 11

Blog Entries

Verified Boot - Part 1 - Dan X
Verified Boot - Part 2 - Dan X
Oracle Solaris 11 Compliance Framework - Darren Moffat
CVE metadata in Oracle Solaris Packages - Darren Moffat
Qualified User Attributes - Glenn Faden
Authenticated Rights Profiles - Glenn Faden
NFS Reserved Port Properties - Casper Dik
Immutable Global Zone - Casper Dik
Security in Silicon (ADI) - Angelo
Application Containment via Sandboxing - Glenn Faden
Oracle Solaris Extended Policy and MySQL - Glenn Faden