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My Oracle Support Patch Conflict Checker Tool
A new My Oracle Support Conflict Checker tool is available from the My Oracle Support Patches & Updates Patch Search results page.

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 04-SEP-2014

OpenWorld
Each week leading up to OpenWorld we will be publishing various announcements, schedules, tips, etc. related to the event.

Yes, Apple iCloud Wasn’t Breached. The Problem Is Actually Much Deeper

There is a lot to parse in the story about the hacking and illegal distribution online of the very personal and private pictures of a lot of (mainly female) celebrities. First and foremost, this was a despicable crime that no one deserves to suffer, no matter how public a figure they might be. Unlike ongoing discussions about what Privacy means as a social norm, this one is pretty clear cut.

Password-based authentication doomed by inherent flaws

The password-based authentication model is plagued by weaknesses in theory and, as demonstrated by countless hacked accounts, in practice as well. The time for ubiquitous two-factor authentication and password managers is now. Authentication in computing – the process by which the identity of users is verified – has long relied on passwords as the primary […]

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Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Oracle Support and Services at OpenWorld
Oracle Support and Services will have many sessions and activities during Oracle OpenWorld, September 28th - October 2nd.  Topics include Tips and Best Practices from the Front Lines, Best Practices for Proactively Supporting E-Business Suite, Near Zero Downtime Database migration and more.  Click HERE for the complete list.  

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 28-AUG-2014

OpenWorld
Each week leading up to OpenWorld we will be publishing various announcements, schedules, tips, etc. related to the event.

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Contribution by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Oracle E-Business Suite Upgrades and Platform Migration

Oregon: State Sues Over Health Website

The state sued Oracle America Inc. and six of its top executives, accusing the software giant of fraud for failing to deliver a working website for the Affordable Care Act program.

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 21-AUG-2014

OpenWorld
Each week leading up to OpenWorld we will be publishing various announcements, schedules, tips, etc. related to the event.
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