This document provides a high level introduction to security in Oracle Fusion Middleware.
This preface contains these sections:
After reading this document, you will be able to:
become familiar with the broad security landscape in Oracle Fusion Middleware, including the role and scope of security, and have basic knowledge about where to find specific information
learn about Oracle Platform Security Services, which provide the foundation for a wide range of security features for administrators and developers
understand common security tasks and where to go for more information on implementing security tasks
This document is designed primarily to introduce the security capabilities of Oracle Fusion Middleware in general and Oracle Platform Security Services in particular; details about the standard security features of Oracle WebLogic Server are not in the scope of this document.
For more details about security in Oracle WebLogic Server, and how to implement specific security features see the section titled "Related Documents" and the references provided in subsequent chapters of this document.
This document is organized as follows:
Chapter 1, "Security in Oracle Fusion Middleware" explains the scope of security technologies in Oracle Fusion Middleware using an architecture diagram
Chapter 2, "About Oracle Platform Security Services" introduces Oracle Platform Security Services and its key components, and explains the role and features of the different components
Chapter 3, "Developing Secure Applications" explains how you can use Oracle Application Development Framework to develop secure applications
Chapter 4, "Infrastructure Hardening" takes a high-level look at key aspects of infrastructure security
Chapter 5, "Common Security Scenarios and Tasks" describes the most common security tasks, and where to find information about performing those tasks
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Chapter 3, "Common Security Tasks," provides additional references for specific tasks.
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