Several factors threaten database security today! Some of which involve application design and development and others that involve the database management system. However, you might think that moving to a managed database service in the cloud would solve the availability problem. But this may not be the case as these services may still require interaction between the customer and the service provider, thereby resulting in database unavailability during the patching process. Also, handling most security issues remains the user’s responsibility, but without proper tools and features, this can create huge problems!
Read this IDC paper to explore core data-related security concerns. And how they can be addressed through Oracle’s new autonomous database technology.