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Security at Oracle OpenWorld 2012: Don't-Miss Sessions, CSO Summit, and More

Oracle OpenWorld 2012 is bigger, better, and more educational than ever before, and Oracle Database security and identity management activities are no exception.

The estimated 50,000-attendee conference that takes place in San Francisco, September 30 to October 4, features
  • 12 keynotes from industry luminaries
  • The Executive Edge @ OpenWorld: Chief Security Officer Summit
  • More than 50 sessions and hands-on labs dedicated to security
  • Demonstrations and multiple social networking opportunities
From technical deep dives and hands-on labs to executive presentations about strategy and direction, this year's Oracle OpenWorld is expected to provide unprecedented insight into Oracle's state-of-the-art security solutions—and how best to protect against internal and external threats.

Exclusive CSO Summit
As part of The Executive Edge @ OpenWorld, Oracle hosts a special Chief Security Officer Summit. Scheduled for Tuesday, October 2, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the summit includes industry leaders discussing
  • The new security challenges facing organizations today
  • Effective means to prevent attacks and detect threats quickly
  • Ways to leverage security for business advantage
The day’s highlights include special guest speaker Joel Brenner, former U.S. National Security Advisor, and a panel titled “From Crisis Management to Business Advantage: Security Leadership,” hosted by PricewaterhouseCoopers. It promises to be a day of learning, with executives sharing security experiences and best practices with peers.

Top Three Don't-Miss Identity Management Sessions 
  • Trends in Identity Management
    Monday, October 1, at 10:45 a.m., Moscone West L3, room 3003, (session ID# CON9405)
    Led by Amit Jasuja, this session focuses on how the latest release of Oracle Identity Management addresses emerging identity management requirements for mobile, social, and cloud computing. It also explores how existing Oracle Identity Management customers are simplifying implementations and reducing total cost of ownership.
  • Mobile Access Management
    Tuesday, October 2, at 10:15 a.m., Moscone West L3, room 3022, (session ID# CON9437)
    There are now more than 5 billion mobile devices on the planet, including an increasing number of personal devices being used to access corporate data and applications. This session focuses on ways to extend your existing identity management infrastructure and policies to securely and seamlessly enable mobile user access.
  • Evolving Identity Management
    Thursday, October 4, at 12:45 p.m., Moscone West L3, room 3008, (session ID# CON9640)
    Identity management requirements have evolved and are continuing to evolve as organizations seek to secure cloud and mobile access. This session explores emerging requirements and shares best practices for evolving your identity management implementation, including the value of a service-oriented, platform approach.
For a complete listing of all identity management sessions, hands-on labs, and more, see Focus on Identity Management now. Or visit the Oracle Identity Management blog for more information.

Top Three Don't-Miss Database Security Sessions
  • Database Security Inside-Out: Latest Innovations in Database Security
    Monday October 1, at 12:15 p.m., Moscone South, room 102 (session ID# CON8686)
    Hear Oracle’s vice president of database security solutions describe the security capabilities in the latest generation of Oracle Database technology, as well as innovative new solutions to protect Oracle and non-Oracle databases. Learn how Oracle is responding to customer requirements to stay ahead of the evolving threat and regulatory landscape with new paradigms in application security, data redaction, secure-by-default, minimization of the attack surface, context-based auditing, database firewall-based network monitoring, and more.
  • New Sensitive Application Data Display Redaction for Production Databases
    Tuesday, October 2, at 10:15 a.m., Moscone South, room 304 (session ID# CON8662)
    In this session, the Oracle product team introduces the new data redaction capabilities of Oracle Database that can be used to prevent sensitive data such as social security numbers or credit card numbers from being displayed in applications. The presentation also covers real-world use cases that demonstrate the power of this new capability for securing call center applications, Oracle Application Express applications, business intelligence and analytics applications, and more.
  • Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall: New Unified Security for All Databases
    Wednesday, October 3, at 1:15 p.m., Moscone South, room 303 (session ID# CON8658)
    Hear from the Oracle product team about a new unified solution to shield Oracle Database instances and non-Oracle databases from external and internal attacks, audit database activity, and monitor database traffic to block SQL injection attacks and other unauthorized SQL. Learn how this new unified solution provides centralized auditing, with support for collecting and analyzing database and operating system audit trails, audit policy templates, alerting, security reporting, and more.
For a complete listing of all database security sessions, hands-on labs, and more, see Focus on Oracle Database Security now.

More Oracle OpenWorld Resources
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