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MySQL Security Webinar: Follow-up Q&A

 | August 26, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Technical Webinars

Thanks to everyone who attended last week’s webinar on MySQL security; hopefully you’ve all gone out and set SELinux to enforcing mode if you weren’t already running that way. If you weren’t able to attend, the recording and slides are available for viewing/download. But now, without further ado, here are the questions which we didn’t […]

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MySQL 5.6 security vs ease of use

 | August 17, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL

MySQL 5.6 surely changes the game when it comes to security vs ease of use. Before MySQL 5.6 we would get default MySQL installation being pretty insecure – the user “root” will be created with no password as well as anonymous user with limited access from local host (though still enough to cause DOS attack […]

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