Application Express (ApEx)
Oracle Application Express (Oracle APEX), formerly called HTML DB, is a rapid web application development tool for the Oracle database. Using only a web browser and limited programming experience, you can develop and deploy professional applications that are both fast and secure. Oracle application express combines the qualities of a personal database, productivity, ease of use, and flexibility with the qualities of an enterprise database, security, integrity, scalability, availability and built for the web. Application Express is a tool to build web-based applications and the application development environment is also conveniently web-based.
A more generic description is needed, this is a copy from the Oracle ApEx Site
- ApEx:SQL injection
- ApEx:URL Tampering
- ApEx:Authorization Schemes
- ApEx:Defence in depth
- ApEx:Google dorks
There have been two books written specifically about Oracle APEX and security, both released in 2013.