Oracle's security head talks from the trenches

Wednesday, 25 May 2005, 2:16 AM EST

Although no longer in the U.S. Navy, Mary Ann Davidson has placed herself on the front lines of an escalating war. It's not a battle between nations, or over land or principle, but instead a fight for information -- perhaps yours.

As chief security officer (CSO) at software vendor Oracle, Davidson is in charge of making sure that customers' data stays safe. Even if you're not one of Oracle's customers, who include critical infrastructure providers in the government, financial services, and telecommunications sectors, it's possible that some of your data is being stored in Oracle software.

By Scarlet Pruitt at InfoWorld.

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