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At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco in October this year, Oracle announced its new autonomous database, highlighting its use with Oracle’s new highly automated cyberdefense system.


  • Oracle announced its highly automated security system along with its autonomous database to address what CISOs can leverage to both automate threat management and help reduce the staffing required for threat protection within the enterprise security environment.
  • In his initial keynote, Oracle executive chairman and CTO Larry Ellison announced the autonomous database and its use for improving security within the enterprise. In his second keynote he shared much more detail about the use of the autonomous database with Oracle’s new highly automated cyberdefense system.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand some of the current challenges for CISO security tools and services.
  • See what Oracle is doing to improve cloud security with a new approach and its current assets and services.

Key questions answered

  • What was announced at Oracle OpenWorld related to security?
  • How can CISOs start to improve their security position using Oracle services?
  • How can cloud security improve the overall security environment for CISOs?

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  • Summary
  • Security platform announced with artificial intelligence, machine learning, and analytics to enable automation
  • Planned security service is a great use of many Oracle assets
  • Adoption will be driven by demonstrating accurate automation and detection that leads to real outcomes


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