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Blog: Should I Disable RPC Devices to Increase Security in Oracle Solaris?
Recently someone asked Alex Barclay what Oracle's official position was regarding disabling RPC devices to increase security on Solaris 10 and Solaris 11. Here's his answer
posted Wed, 15 May 2013 16:57:32 +0000
IMP: Your Java Applets and Web Start Applications Should Be Signed
Starting with Java SE 7 Update 21 in April 2013, all Java Applets and Web Start Applications should be signed with a trusted certificate.
posted Thu, 11 Apr 2013 20:52:49 +0000
Video Interview: The Fine-Grained Security Controls In Oracle Solaris 11
Alex Barclay talks security with Darren Moffat and Casper Dik, two security pros on the Oracle Solaris engineering team. They cover the fine-grained security controls that make Solaris so well-suited for a multi-tenant data center or cloud environment, and how to keep a web server or application from exploiting vulnerabilities in a site's security policy. Taped at the recent Oracle Solaris Innovations Workshop.
posted Fri, 05 Apr 2013 15:32:37 +0000
Blog: OIM 11g : User Detail/Attribute not visible in OIM User screen: EBS / OID / OIM integration
Oracle ACE Atul Kumar shares tips for avoiding a headache when integrating Oracle E-Business Suite with Oracle Internet Directory (OID) and Oracle Identity Manager (OIM) .
posted Mon, 25 Mar 2013 20:54:44 +0000
Blog: Secure Email from Java
Java expert Mark Heckler provides a quick and mostly-painless primer about how to create a secure-email from your Java app.
posted Sat, 23 Feb 2013 09:39:29 +0000
Blog: Linux YAMA Security equivalents in Solaris
"The Linux YAMA Loadable Security Module (LSM) provides a small number of protections over and above standard Discretionary Access Controls," says Darren Moffat. His post offers tips for mapping those protections to Solaris.
posted Fri, 22 Feb 2013 13:38:08 +0000