A Secure Deployment Checklist

The following security checklist lists guidelines to help you secure Oracle Communications Order and Service Management (OSM) and its components.

  • Install only the components you need.

  • Enforce strong password management.

  • Restrict and control user privileges.

  • Restrict network access by doing the following:

    • Use firewalls.

    • Never leave an unnecessary opening in a firewall.

    • Monitor who accesses your systems.

    • Encrypt network traffic.

    • Install the operating system in a secure location that is difficult for a hacker to access.

  • Apply all security patches and workarounds.

  • Encrypt sensitive information.

  • Contact Oracle support if you discover a vulnerability in any Oracle product.