TDE Tablespace Encryption Certified with EBS 12

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Published on Wed, 19 May 2010 10:19:22 -0800 Indexed on 2010/05/19 18:41 UTC
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Oracle Advanced Security is an optional licenced Oracle 11g Database add-on.  Oracle Advanced Security Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) offers two different features:  column encryption and tablespace encryption. TDE Column encryption was certified with E-Business Suite 12 as part of our overall database certification.  As of today, TDE Tablespace encryption is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.

What is Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) ?


Oracle Advanced Security Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) allows you to protect data at rest. TDE helps address privacy and PCI requirements by encrypting personally identifiable information (PII) such as Social Security numbers and credit card numbers.

TDE is completely transparent to existing applications with no triggers, views or other application changes required. Data is transparently encrypted when written to disk and transparently decrypted after an application user has successfully authenticated and passed all authorization checks. Authorization checks include verifying the user has the necessary select and update privileges on the application table and checking Database Vault, Label Security and Virtual Private Database enforcement policies.

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