Security

Why the Heck Are So Many Databases Being Breached, Leaked, and Hacked?

database security

How many times have we seen this headline lately: “X million records leaked in data breach”? The answer is, too many! 
In fact, because “millions of records” are starting to leak so frequently, larger news outlets are not covering the “smaller” leaks as often as they were a few years ago. These days it’s all […]

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Percona Audit Log Plugin and the Percona Monitoring and Management Security Threat Tool

Percona Audit Log Plugin

The Security Threat Tool has been available since Percona Monitoring and Management 2.6.0 (PMM) and starting from that first release it is proving to be a severely-needed feature. If you’re not familiar with the Security Threat Tool (STT), it helps you to ensure compliance as you have the ability to run checks daily, get […]

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On-Demand Webinar: Securing MongoDB

Securing MongoDB

MongoDB, like most any other commercial database you might care to name, has these five security subsystems:

Authentication
Authorization
Network Encryption
Data-at-rest Encryption
Auditing

In this on-demand webinar, you’ll first learn which threat each of the subsystems addresses. Second, you’ll learn which parts probably differ, by convention, to other databases you know. And lastly, you’ll receive some practical “where” and […]

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Webinar July 14: How Percona Monitoring and Management Improves Database Security

Percona Monitoring and Management Improves Database Security

Data breaches seem to be a daily occurrence, so much so that seeing an article about the latest company to fall victim draws little attention outside of those immediately impacted. That is of course unless that company is yours and data security is your responsibility!
While companies continue to invest heavily in fortifying networks with […]

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Security Threat Tool Design in Percona Monitoring and Management

Security Threat Tool Percona Monitoring and Management

Security Threat Tool (STT) is the new Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) feature. It provides the ability to run automated security checks across all of your databases and detect potential security problems. For example: empty or default passwords, weak security settings, outdated database versions, misconfiguration, but also more complex and tricky issues.

Security checks developed […]

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