Author Archives: rlockard
#GrowthMindset #Success #NeverStopLearning Luiza and I get to discuss her path to success and happiness.
Over the past forty plus years I have seen people try to take a technology and force it on a business problem. Trust me on this one, if you want to waste money and time, go ahead; however the odds … Continue reading
His path to becoming an Oracle Product Manager. Great story.
My interview with an extraordinary lady and one of my favorite people Olesya Zmazneva. We get to chat about soft skills, social media, communications, saints, critical thinking, education, five times why, think like a child and so much more.
My interview with Connor McDonald, part of the AskTom team, we talk about everything from robotics, the Commodore 64 to the Cloud Perth born and breed, support nice guy. #Growthmindset #KeepLearning #Success
From punch cards to Oracle 19c. Author, Oracle developer advocate, PL/SQL guru and all around nice guy. My interview with Steven Feuerstein. #GrowthMindset #KeepLearning #Success
#Oracle #Success #Growthmindset #KeepLearning Sarandipity, don’t accept magic, and keep learning.
#GrowthMindset #Success #Oracle
Oracle #Performance #GrowthMindset Smart and all around nice guy.
Interview with Debra Lilley, We get to discuss how she got into IT, advice to university students, and STEM. I’m still having some audio issues, there seems to be an echo in the audio. #oracle #learn #growthmindset #curious #ACED #STEM
Milena Gerova and I discuss the growth of the Bulgarian Oracle Users Group / BGOUG /, some of the challenges she’s faced, what she looks for in a team member and other exciting things. Now, us southerners are proud of our Hospitality; … Continue reading
Kamil is passionate about IT, Oracle Databases, and information security. Kamil will be talking about how he got into IT, what challenges he’s facing, and what it takes to succeed. Tune in Friday March 27th at 1430 (GMT-5)
Tuesday February 4th 2020 there will be a security meetup in Helsinki Finland. I will be there speaking on Secure coding and the impact of emerging technology will have on security. Julian Dontcheff will be speaking on “The Power of … Continue reading
#Oracle Database Application #Security book is finally out. #infosec #encryption #audit #SecureCoding #PrivilegeAnalysis #OID #OAM #OIM
https://www.amazon.com/Oracle-Database-Application-Security-Directory/dp/1484253663/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=oracle+database+lockard&qid=1573050833&sr=8-1 It’s been a year long process now the book is finally been released. There are a few things I would have written different and a few other subjects I would have liked to cover. Perhaps that will come in … Continue reading
Between ongoing data breaches and emerging technologies constantly coming out, you need to ask the question. “Is my information secure?” On October 11th we will be hosting a security day with Oracle Corporation in Reston Virginia. When: October 11, 2019 … Continue reading
Schema only accounts. There is no good reason for anyone to connect to an application schema as the owner. In Oracle 18c, we now have schema only accounts. Okay, I had to double check if this was available on 12c … Continue reading
#DataPrivacy, #InformationSecurity all require critical thinking. Sadly, there is not a lot of that going around these days. People are purposely sending photos to have them aged without vetting the company they are going to. We are now have #DeepFakes … Continue reading
On Monday July 22 I will be speaking at IEEE International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability, and Security. https://qrs19.techconf.org/ This is going to be a two hour tutorial on designing and coding a secure database system. I see a lot … Continue reading
If you get a message like this, don’t call back, hang up the phone. This is a scam. Police will not call you, they’ll knock on your door. Remember, a crooks primary goal is to separate you from your hard … Continue reading
Make sure your private information is not exposed. Your disk still has all your information even if you delete the data. When you delete information from your disk, what happens is the index pointing to your data is deleted, your … Continue reading
This year has been busy, and I don’t see it slowing down anytime soon. Life is good. The my chapters are all finally in for the Database Security book, now it’s time to edit. After reading the audit chapter, I’m … Continue reading
I’m going back to my speaking roots in May. Oracle Users Group Finland gave me my first opportunity to speak on database security many years ago. This year we’ll see some of my favorite speakers in Helsinki. First up, Heli … Continue reading
This is my favorite time of the year. The weather is starting to get warm, the sun is shining, and my passport is in my pocket. We are in for a special treat. I had the pleasure to meet Olesya … Continue reading
I learned this morning a dear friends elderly relatives received a number of calls from someone claiming to be from their bank. I won’t go into all the issues; however there are some things everyone should be aware of. BTW: … Continue reading