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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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.

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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.

  • 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 Customer Success 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

March 19, 2024

Oracle Access Governance optimizes identity orchestration and enables unlimited integrations with generic connectors

Pavana Jain, Vice President, Product Management, Oracle

Oracle Access Governance is a cloud native identity governance and administration (IGA) solution that provides organizations with a user-friendly overview of workforce and end users’ access to digital resources. It empowers organizations to evaluate the necessity of access permissions and monitor how entitlements are utilized. In addition to facilitating the governance of enterprise digital assets, Oracle Access Governance offers integrations across an array of applications, systems, platforms, and identity stores. These integrations are streamlined through low-code, wizard-based solutions that simplify the onboarding process for applications and services.

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