Data Management

SANS Institute: Oracle Database Firewall Review - Monitoring and Blocking SQL Injection Attacks and Other Threats

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Executive Summary

Most external-based attacks are conducted through SQL injection, one of the top four methods of hacking into websites and a top method of hacking into backend databases, according to multiple reports. SQL injection attacks have only a seven percent probability of being detected at the web application layer. In this hands-on review, the SANS Institute Analyst Program examines how the Oracle Database Firewall monitors database activity over the network and blocks unauthorized activity, such as SQL injection attacks, from even reaching the database.

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