Most information security failures, like most business failures, are foreshadowed by near misses and close calls that could have had far worse consequences. Near misses are often overlooked, but even worse, two cognitive biases â?" ?normalization of deviation? and outcome bias â?" blind us to the danger of broken processes that appear, on the surface, to be working. Since the Oracle database often holds your organization's most important data, we walk you through the near misses your company's data protection strategy is experiencing now; show you how cost and time pressures lead your IT organization to accept near misses; and provides seven strategies and tools including Oracle ZDLRA to avoid near misses altogether, that cost less and perform better than the catastrophe-prone alternatives.