E-ORACLE: Does PeopleSoft application support Oracle 10g encryption?
Last updated on JULY 15, 2016
Applies to:PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
SPECIFIC TO: Enterprise, Oracle database
***Checked for relevance on 28-Jan-2013***
We have PeopleSoft HRMS 8.9 with Ptools 8.49 running on Oracle 10g. We are planning to implement Oracle 10g encryption to secure sensitive data at database level. Please let us know if PeopleSoft application has any impact from this encryption and if it would run smoothly or not. Please confirm that PeopleSoft certifies Oracle 10g encryption for it's applications.
As outlined in Enterprise PeopleTools 8.50 Release Notes (Doc ID 888632.1):
With PeopleTools 8.50 PeopleTools now supports the use of Oracle’s Transparent Data Encryption (TDE), which enables encryption of sensitive data in database columns as it is stored in the operating system files. In addition, it provides for secure storage and management of encryption keys in a security module external to the database.
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