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Don't-Miss Security Sessions at Oracle OpenWorld: Record Attendance Anticipated

Data security, identity management, and cloud security are important topics to organizations of all sizes and industries. Organizers of Oracle OpenWorld 2011 are expecting record crowds at security sessions and hands-on labs.

"Organizations worldwide are ranking information systems security as one of their top priorities as increasingly sophisticated attacks, new compliance regulations, insider fraud, and data breaches threaten to disrupt businesses," says Rick Schultz, vice president of Oracle Technology Marketing. "In response Oracle OpenWorld features even more sessions focusing on security and identity management than in past years."

With more than 100 security-related sessions, Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, October 2–6, is the perfect place to learn about new, innovative security solutions to help you address complex security challenges and regulatory compliance requirements.

Database Security Session Highlights

Oracle's Maximum Security Architecture
(Session 13420, Tuesday, October 4, 1:15 p.m., Moscone South 103)

Privacy, compliance, and insider and external threats are just a few of the challenges confronting organizations of all sizes worldwide. In this session, learn about Oracle's maximum security architecture, a defense-in-depth security approach that provides flexibility, transparency, and support for heterogeneous database environments including Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, and Sybase. You also have an opportunity to see demos of solutions available to help you safeguard your organization today, and hear firsthand from customers using these solutions.

Oracle Database Firewall: What's New and Best Practices
(Session 13442, Wednesday, October 5, 10:00 a.m., Moscone South 301)

Learn the latest about Oracle Database Firewall, including best practices for deployment, management, and high availability. This session helps you make the most out of Oracle Database Firewall's highly accurate analysis of SQL traffic that allows you to set up intelligent policies to block SQL injection and other threats in real time with no false positives or other costly disruptions. In this session you also hear case studies on how to manage an enterprisewide deployment across Oracle and non-Oracle databases.

Oracle Database Security: Customer Panel
(Session 13604, Wednesday, October 5, 11:30 a.m., Moscone South 301)

Oracle Database Security solutions allow customers to protect their mission-critical data against many kinds of threats and address regulatory compliance requirements, all without costly and complex application changes. In this session, Oracle Database Security customers discuss solving different security and regulatory challenges, their deployment experience, and best practices. You also get a chance to interact with these customers and learn from their experiences.

For a complete listing of all database security sessions, hands-on labs and more, download Focus On Database Security now.

Identity Management Session Top Picks

Trends in Identity Management
(Session 14920, Monday, October 3, 2:00 p.m., Moscone West 3022)

Identity management continues to be a dynamic market. Cloud computing has heightened the interest in user access security, mobile computing has changed the rules of access to information beyond the enterprise, and security compliance has made organizations rethink their roles and entitlements strategy. In this session, Amit Jasuja, vice president, Oracle Identity Management, discusses the trends in identity management and how each relates to advances in Oracle Identity Management solutions.

BYODW (Bring Your Own Device to Work): Securing the Mobile Enterprise
(Session 14908, Tuesday, October 4, 10:15 a.m., Moscone West 3020)

As employees use personal devices for mission-critical business activities, IT departments are faced with the challenge of securing multiple types of devices and applications on the corporate intranet and beyond. This session discusses common mobile security problems and how Oracle can help. It covers topics such as single sign-on across native applications running on your device, integration with enterprise security services such as virtual private networks (VPNs), and enterprise single sign-on (eSSO).

Achieving Context-Aware Security with Integrated Identity Management
(Session 14903, Wednesday, October 5, 4:45 p.m., Moscone West 3022)

Growing security threats—both internal and external—require effective policy controls across enterprise, cloud, and mobile ecosystems. This session introduces identity context as a critical component of effective security policy management and describes a security architecture for delivering context-aware security as a preintegrated feature of the Oracle Identity Management platform.

For a complete listing of all identity management sessions, hands-on labs, and more, download Focus On Identity Management now.

Learn more and register for Oracle OpenWorld 2011.

Learn more about the Oracle Chief Security Officer Summit held during Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco on October 4.
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