Tag - MongoDB security

Webinar Thurs 6/14: MongoDB Backup and Recovery Field Guide

mongodb backup and recovery field guide

Please join Percona’s Sr. Technical Operations Architect, Tim Vaillancourt as he presents MongoDB Backup and Recovery Field Guide on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 10:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4).
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This talk will cover backup and recovery solutions for MongoDB replica sets and clusters, focusing on online and low-impact solutions for […]

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MongoDB: Deploy a Replica Set with Transport Encryption (part 3/3)

MongoDB Encryption Replica Sets

In this third and final post of the series, we look at how to configure transport encryption on a deployed MongoDB replica set. Security vulnerabilities can arise when internal personnel have legitimate access to the private network, but should not have access to the data. Encrypting intra-node traffic ensures that no one can “sniff” sensitive […]

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MongoDB Security: Using LDAP Authentication

MongoDB Security

In this blog post, we’ll focus on MongoDB security and discuss how to configure Percona Server for MongoDB to authenticate a user with an LDAP server.
It is important to mention that Percona Server for MongoDB features LDAP authentication free of charge for everyone in all our versions. This feature is not available in the MongoDB Community versions. […]

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MongoDB, security, and how not to get stung

MongoDB security

In a recent article over at The Inquirer, Microsoft got roundly savaged for a database security leak. Apparently their third-party database operator didn’t correctly secure the backdoor to their “careers” database, leaving it open for anybody to ransack for personal information. When it was discovered (by a user), it was quickly acknowledged and remedied. […]

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