Past Meetup

🕵 Inside the Mind of a Database Hacker, by the VP of Oracle Database +FOOD/BEER

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• Free swag, beer/drinks and fun foods, plus win an Airblock modular programmable drone!

• Penny Avril, VP of Oracle Database Server Technologies
• Mark Fallon, Lead Security Architect, Oracle Database

• A Database Month event

Enterprise data has become an extremely valuable commodity, and therefore must be protected against theft from unscrupulous hackers. But, faced with a multitude of potential security vulnerabilities, where do we start?

If we can understand those vulnerabilities, as perceived by the mind of a hacker, then we can take a more practical approach to protecting our enterprise data.

This fun and interactive session will take us into the mind of a cybercriminal, we will learn some interesting facts about data security and discover how we can best protect this valuable commodity.

••• Penny Avril, VP of Oracle Database Server Technologies •••

Based at Oracle's HQ in Redwood Shores, California, Penny leads Oracle's Database Product Management team. Penny's responsibilities include product planning, positioning, collateral, go-to-market strategy and field enablement.

Penny also works closely with product release and development managers to take Oracle Database releases from design specs through development to production.

Penny has been with Oracle since 1995, and holds a BA in computer science from Cambridge University.

••• Mark Fallon, Lead Security Architect, Oracle Database •••

Mark is the lead security architect for Oracle Database and its associated product families and cloud services. Mark drives software assurance activities that span the entire software lifecycle of Oracle Database products and services, from initial design phase security reviews through to functional testing, ethical hacking, deployments and incident response.

As security lead for the last 11 years, Mark has a deep technical understanding of all hacking approaches taken against Oracle Database products and services.

• Swag giveaway + food/drinks at 6:30pm
• Power-Networking at 6:35pm
• Presentation starts at 6:40pm

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