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Oracle E-Business Suite Security by John Abel

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Oracle Virtual Private Database

Oracle Virtual Private Database (VPD), a feature of Oracle Database Enterprise Edition, is implemented with Oracle E-Business Suite for fine-grained access control over database data. What is meant by fine-grained access control? This is a method to restrict row access that is invisible to a user application and only allow certain rows that meet the business role. For example, user jabel can only see organization ebus11i and no other organization.

If more detailed information is required of possible encryption methods, then refer to Effective Oracle Database 10g Security by Design by David Knox (McGraw-Hill/Osborne, 2004).

Oracle can implement fine-grained access control by using either DBMS_RLS or Oracle Label ...

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