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July 12

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Separation of Duties
In July 2018, we focused on Separation of Duties. Some key elements included:

-- The difference between SYSDBA and DBA
-- Importance of using named accounts and NOT using the default "SYSTEM" account
-- How the various sys* admin privileges work (eg: SYSKM, SYSRAC) and why you should use them
-- Impact of Database Vault's default separation of duties
-- Other SOD possibilities using Database Vault
-- Impact of Database Vault SOD on Transparent Data Encryption operations

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Russ Lowenthal
Russ Lowenthal, Senior Director of Database Security Product Management    
Russ Lowenthal is the product manager for Database Security, focused on database encryption, masking, access control, audit, and monitoring. Russ is based in Orlando, Florida, USA and has been with Oracle for over twenty years. Leveraging close to thirty years of experience in IT including database, UNIX systems and network administration, he now advises Oracle's customers on secure implementations of information systems technology. Russ' certifications include Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), Oracle Certified Master (OCM), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and Certified Technical Trainer (CTT).