DB Security Assessment Tool

10:30 AM–11:30 AM Apr 9, 2019

CC 2ND FL 207A


Session ID: 558


In today's security conscious world, how do you stay ahead of the bad actors out there looking to attack your databases?  How do you have time to read all of the Security Alerts, Blogs, and newsletters to stay abreast of the latest exploits and countermeasures to secure against them.  In this battle you need all of the help you can get to understand what the threats are, which ones are you exposed to, and what can you do to secure yourself against these exploits.

If you're running Oracle, then you're in luck.  Oracle provides a free tool called DBSAT (DataBase Security Assessment Tool) to help you out in this fight.  This session will introduce you to the DBSAT framework, where to get it, how to install it, and how to use it.


Objective 1: Understand what the DBSAT framework is

Objective 2: Understand how to get and extend the DBSAT framework

Objective 3: Understand how to utilize DBSAT to improve the security of your environment

Audience: Introductory