MySQL support in Oracle Database Firewall
Written by Kay Ewbank   
Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Oracle has released a version of Oracle Database Firewall that adds support for MySQL Enterprise Edition.

Oracle Database Firewall (ODF) is essentially a utility that monitors database activity on the network looking for unauthorized access, SQL injections, and privilege or role escalation.

The software analyses the grammar of SQL statements to check for and prevent SQL injection attacks. It can also be used to show security compliance without the need to change any existing databases or applications that access the data, and means companies can show they’re conforming to requirements such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Payment Card Industry (PCI), and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

 

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The firewall comes with a set of reports that can show what’s been happening in terms of access to the database.

The addition of support for MySQL Enterprise Edition is hardly a surprise given the fact that MySQL is now part of Oracle. Other supported databases include Oracle Database 11g, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise, and Sybase SQL Anywhere.

 

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Other improvements to the new version include ten new reports for regulatory compliance, alongside the ability to modify the layout of existing reports. It is also integrated with Oracle Advanced Security, so even encrypted traffic can be monitored while being sent to Oracle Databases.

 

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