Survey of Oracle Database Professionals Reveals Most Do Not Apply Security Patches

Monday Jan 14th 2008 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff
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Sentrigo survey shows just one in ten DBAs regularly applies Oracle Critical Patch Updates; two-thirds have never installed CPUs.

[From Sentrigo, Inc.]

WOBURN, Mass.—January 14, 2008—Sentrigo, Inc. today announced survey results indicating that most Oracle database administrators do not apply the Critical Patch Updates (CPUs) that Oracle issues on a quarterly basis. Oracle designed its CPU program to help customers protect databases and other products against recently discovered security vulnerabilities. However, security patching is largely neglected, which leaves databases open to exploits.

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