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Oracle Security, Identity, and Compliance

Protect your most valuable data in the cloud and on-premises with Oracle’s security-first approach. Oracle has decades of experience securing data and applications; Oracle Cloud Infrastructure delivers a more secure cloud to our customers, building trust and protecting their most valuable data.

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Cloud Security for Dummies

Learn how Oracle Cloud can help your enterprise protect its infrastructure, apps, and data against cyberattacks, adhere to compliance mandates such as the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and much more.

Mission of the Cloud-centric CISO

See how cloud computing must drive a new model for cybersecurity leadership.

Approaching Zero Trust Security with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Understand how Oracle Cloud Infrastructure can help organizations adopt a zero trust security model.

Our security-first approach

Reduce risk

Strengthen your security posture and reduce risk with security-first design principles that center on providing built-in security controls. These include isolated network virtualization in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and strict separation of duties in Oracle Database.

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Automate security to reduce complexity, prevent human error, and lower cost with automated patching for Autonomous Database and threat mitigation for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure provided by our Access Management.

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Continuous protection

Keep your business protected using always-on encryption and continuous monitoring of user behavior with Autonomous Database and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, further mitigating risk with our Access Management.

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Oracle Security

A security-first approach to protect customer workloads

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is designed to protect customer workloads with a security-first approach across compute, network, and storage—down to the hardware. It’s complemented by essential security services to provide the required levels of security for your most business-critical workloads.

Products and features
  • Monitoring and mitigation with Cloud Guard, Security Zones, Vulnerability Scanning, and Cloud Guard Threat Detector
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Identity and Access Management
  • Network Firewall
  • Key Management
  • Web Application Firewall
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Bastion
  • Certificates
  • Isolated network virtualization
  • Root of trust
  • Autonomous Linux
  • Compliance
  • Global footprint with many regions
  • Government Cloud

Safeguard your most valuable asset—data

Reduce the risk of a data breach and simplify compliance both on-premises and in the cloud with Autonomous Database and Oracle Database security solutions that include encryption, key management, data masking, privileged user access controls, activity monitoring, and auditing.

  • Oracle Advanced Security
  • Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall
  • Oracle Data Masking and Subsetting
  • Oracle Data Safe
  • Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool
  • Oracle Database Vault
  • Oracle Key Vault
  • Oracle Label Security

Extend security and risk mitigation capabilities

Securing critical applications against fraud and misuse is essential for protecting your organization’s business-critical data within Oracle and non-Oracle services. Fine-grained access controls, plus visibility and monitoring for security violations and threats, are crucial application security components of today’s layered defenses.

  • Oracle Cloud Guard Fusion Applications Detector
  • OCI Web Application Firewall for Oracle Fusion Applications
  • OCI Identity and Access Management
  • Oracle Risk Management Cloud Service

Secure user access to data and applications

Oracle Identity and Access Management provides scalability with industry-leading capabilities. Reduce operational costs and achieve rapid compliance with regulatory mandates. Secure sensitive applications and data—regardless of whether they’re hosted in the cloud or on-premises.

  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Identity and Access Management
  • Identity Governance
  • Access Management
  • Directory Services

Strong security practices and principles for built-in protection

Oracle protects the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the data and its systems that are hosted in the cloud, no matter which cloud product is chosen.

  • Corporate security practices
  • Oracle Software Security Assurance
  • Oracle Cloud security practices
  • Compliance and privacy programs
  • Global Customer Support

Integrated and managed security services with expertise

When transitioning to cloud or multicloud environments, security teams are challenged by an expanding attack surface, alert overloads, and a cybersecurity skills shortage.

Why choose Advanced Customer Services?
  • Proactive threat monitoring
  • Improved visibility of vulnerabilities
  • Enhanced data security controls
  • Unified identity and access management
  • Increased efficiency in addressing compliance requirements

Address the challenges of an increasingly complex regulatory environment

Oracle recommends that cloud customers formally analyze their cloud strategy to determine the suitability of using the applicable Oracle cloud services in light of their own legal and regulatory compliance obligations. Oracle provides information about frameworks for which an Oracle line of business has achieved a third-party attestation or certification for one or more of its services in the form of attestations.

Oracle Security customer successes

Learn how Oracle helps protect its customers’ data with the highest levels of security across infrastructure, applications, and users.

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Epsilon protects their customers’ sensitive data with Oracle Advanced Security

October 18, 2022

Embracing the New Normal with Cloud Security

Mahesh Thiagarajan, Senior Vice President, Security and Developer Platform, Oracle

When I talk with customers, they tell me that they feel like protecting their cloud resources and applications requires constant diligence. And sometimes it feels like they are constantly juggling priorities with not enough resources. This customer sentiment also aligns with the challenges we are seeing from industry data. By making security foundational and built into Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), Oracle helps you address regulatory compliance related to data security and regional sovereignty requirements and laws, helps you stay on top of security threats and concerns, and helps prevent security-related outages.

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