Tag - security

Data Masking in Percona Server for MySQL to Protect Sensitive Data

Data Masking in Percona Server for MySQL

Starting with Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.17, Percona Server ships with a data masking plugin, using the same API as the MySQL Enterprise Masking and De-identification feature. This plugin was developed by MySQL Enterprise plugin.
What is Data Masking?
The data masking plugin mentioned above provides easy-to-use methods to hide sensitive data, such as social security […]

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MySQL Encryption: Master Key Encryption in InnoDB

master key encryption innodb

In the previous blog post of this series, MySQL Encryption: Talking About Keyrings, I described how keyrings work. In this post, I will talk about how master key encryption works and what the pros and cons are of using envelope encryption such as a master key.
The idea behind envelope encryption is that you use […]

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Use MySQL Without a Password (and Still be Secure)

Use MySQL Without a Password

Some say that the best password is the one you don’t have to remember. That’s possible with MySQL, thanks to the auth_socket plugin and its MariaDB version unix_socket.
Neither of these plugins is new, and some words have been written about the auth_socket on this blog before, for example: how to change passwords in MySQL […]

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Setting up MongoDB with Member x509 auth and SSL + easy-rsa

MongoDB Member with x509 auth

Hi everyone! This is one of the most requested subjects to our support team and I’d like to share the steps as a tutorial blog post. Today, we will set up internal authentication using x.509 certificates as well as enabling TSL/SSL.
If using authentication in MongoDB, there are two ways to configure intra-cluster authentication:

Using a […]

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