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  • GDPR Right to Be Forgotten and Other Access Rights

    Oct 31, 2019

    Reading Time: 7 minutes To ease compliance with Article 15, 16, and 17 of GDPR, and to support compliance with other GDPR Articles, we recommend the following steps with regard to handling of personal data.

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  • Tracking Oracle Database Access for Regulatory Compliance

    Apr 9, 2015

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Data stored in corporate databases is subject to increasing regulatory scrutiny. To ensure compliance with security guidelines in major regulations like SOX, PCI, HIPAA and FISMA, you need to implement controls not only to protect data from unauthorized access, but also to monitor and report on access when it occurs. This capability, usually referred to as data access auditing, enables you to produce an audit trail regarding reads and writes to your Oracle database data……

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  • Compliance 101 for Oracle DBAs

    Nov 25, 2014

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Regulatory compliance issues are top-of-mind for today’s senior executives. New laws and industry regulations are changing how organizations acquire, store, manage, retain and dispose of data. Every Oracle DBA should be aware of these changes because of their sweeping impacts on the DBA job role. Compliance goes hand-in-hand with security because regulations often mandate that organizations be able to attest or even prove that data—and therefore databases—are secure and controlled. In this context, Oracle DBAs…..

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  • Financial Services Spotlight: Risk Data Aggregation and Risk Reporting

    Jul 17, 2014

    Reading Time: 3 minutes The finance, risk and compliance departments of any financial services firm all need fast and comprehensive access to business data in order to measure performance, manage risk and report to regulators and clients. But each department needs a specific view, whether strategic, operational or a combination of the two. Risk data aggregation in particular has garnered considerable attention since the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) published Principles for effective risk data aggregation and risk…..

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