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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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Oracle Data Safe              

Simplify database security with a unified database security control center.

Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report

Gain insights to address the key cloud risks and challenges organizations face.

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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Strengthen security, reduce complexity


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 CASB Cloud Service and Identity Cloud Service.

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Simplify security and reduce human error

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 CASB Cloud Service and Identity Cloud Service.

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Continuous protection by default
Join Clay Magouyrk, executive vice president of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, as he announces the availability of Oracle Cloud Guard and Oracle Maximum Security Zones, making data more secure in the cloud.

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 and Security Zones
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Identity and Access Management
  • Key Management
  • Web Application Firewall
  • 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.

  • Data Safe
  • Advanced security
  • Key Vault
  • Data Masking and Subsetting
  • Audit Vault and Database Firewall
  • Database Vault
  • Label Security
  • Database security assessment
  • Autonomous Database

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, visibility, and monitoring are critical components of today’s layered defenses.

  • Identity Cloud Service
  • CASB (cloud access security broker)
  • Risk Management Cloud

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.

  • Identity Cloud Service
  • 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

Making the internet safer and more secure

Oracle is committed to a safer, more secure internet for our customers so you can confidently move your data and workloads to Oracle Cloud. We do extensive ongoing research and deliver findings such as the annual Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report and global monitoring by the Oracle Internet Intelligence team.

Key topics
  • State of internet connectivity and performance
  • Industry analysis on security risks and threats
  • Real-time alerting and notifications of internet outages
  • Leading practices and guidance on risk mitigation

Extensive expertise to address security requirements

Oracle has built security into our products for decades. We have extensive experience securing data and applications and have embedded our expertise into Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to deliver a more secure cloud. Our staff of cybersecurity experts monitor our cloud to protect customers and help meet compliance and data privacy requirements. Learn more about compliance certifications, cloud policies, and data privacy features.

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

September 14, 2020

Automating Cloud Security with Security Posture Management

Chris Ries, Group Product Manager, OCI Security Products

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)'s Cloud Guard is a cloud-native detect-and-respond solution that detects misconfigured resources and insecure activities at scale. Cloud Guard acts as a log and events aggregator that directly integrates with all major Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services (Compute, Networking, Storage, etc.), providing actionable results. Cloud security administrators are provided built-in, embedded expertise for a seamless knowledge transfer experience. Cloud Guard offers the flexibility to take action on security issues manually or automatically with conditional operators.

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