O'Reilly logo

Pro Oracle Application Express by Scott Spendolini, John Edward Scott

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 5Data Security

The previous chapter dealt with using conditional display and authorization schemes to control which data users can access and modify. However, even when you use both of these methods, users may still be able to gain access to data that they should not be able to view, or even worse, be able to modify and delete that data.

This chapter covers other ways, such as using Session State Protection (SSP), that you can help to secure your application against potential misuse by a user (either intentionally or unintentionally). We will also cover using database features, such as Virtual Private Database (VPD), which is also sometimes referred to as Fine-Grained Access Control (FGAC). Features such as VPD enable you to apply access ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required