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RE: Oracle OS level security

From: O'Neill, Sean <>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2002 03:53:51 -0800
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Very interested in the "thread" you hypothetical raised. I'm working in a pharamceutical site which is subject to FDA and other regualtions part of which is the whole buisness of audit trails.

We has a Standard Operating Procedure which states that whilst DBA's have a access to data they will not change it. A recognition of the DBA's capabilties but stating on paper company trust they will "behave" themselves.

On a more practical point with NT/W2K Oracle audit trail can be set to write audit trail records to the event logs. DBA's can be prevented from changing the event logs. So now it would take at least 2 people to instigate a fraud. Hey this might foster even better relations between DBA's and SA's ;)

Just my 2 cent worth :)

Seán O' Neill
Organon (Ireland) Ltd.
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>> From:
>> Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 14:40:24 -0800
>> Subject: Oracle OS level security
>>Dear list,
>>Let me toss a hypothetical situation at you.
etc. etc.

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