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November 12

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Security Basics - Passwords and the Oracle Database
In this session we focused on passwords, including how to control the strength of passwords, how they are stored in the database, how database clients use passwords to authenticate to the database, and how to securely change a password or create a user with a password.

Slides for this presentation are available at: B6CD3B97C3AED9B5641AEFFD193/fileview/DFA9FCB4F38C5090A8980D84885AC896FF99C377027 7/_AskTom_20201112_Passwords.pptx

Here is a guide to the recording;
01:25 Product Announcements - October CPU, Data Safe update, Audit Vault and Database Firewall 20.2, and Oracle Live Labs
09:30 Database authentication options
12:10 Controlling password strength
22:57 Managing password storage and hashing algorithms
36:27 Protecting passwords over the network
38:51 Safely changing a user's password
42:22 The secure way to create a database user

Your Experts

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).
Alan Williams
Alan Williams, Database Security Product Manager
Alan is an expert on all things related to database security.
Hakim Loumi
Hakim Loumi, Product Manager/Field Engineer - Database Security
Hakim is on the Database Security Product Management team and covers all Database Security Products/Options/Features in the EMEA region.