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Preparing for Your Security+ Certification Exam

It demonstrates the core knowledge required for working in the exciting and ever-changing field of cybersecurity. Security+ validates the understanding of key troubleshooting principles across a wide range of IT-related activities and confirms an understanding of industry best practices.

Configuring Two-Factor Authentication Using PKI for Oracle Databases

While creating strong passwords and changing them regularly serves as a preferred security practice, configuring your database users to authenticate via two-factor authentication is a giant leap forward in improving your overall database security strategy. 

Tune Oracle and Optimize Queries with SQL Baselines

At a high level, SQL queries use statistics and other variables to determine what execution plan to run. As a result, a given SQL statement (SQL ID) may end up having multiple execution plans (hash plans) over time. Depending on the execution plan selected at runtime, performance can improve or degrade accordingly.

Capturing, Generating, and Reporting Privilege Usage with Privilege Analysis in Oracle 12c

Security is one of those things that keeps DBAs awake at night, particularly if they are not following best practices and staying up to date with the latest security patches.