Tag - security

Upcoming MongoDB Security Webinar November 8, 2017: Enhanced Security Using LDAP Authentication

MongoDB Security

Join Percona’s Senior Technical Services Engineer Adamo Tonete as he presents MongoDB Security Webinars: Enhanced Security Using LDAP Authentication on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST (UTC-8).

Experience: Intermediate
Tags: SysAdmin, DBAs

In this webinar, we are going to demonstrate how to configure Percona Server for MongoDB in a secure replica-set […]

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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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ProxySQL Improves MySQL SSL Connections

In this blog post, we’ll look at how ProxySQL improves MySQL SSL connection performance.
When deploying MySQL with SSL, the main concern is that the initial handshake causes significant overhead if you are not using connection pools (i.e., mysqlnd-mux with PHP, mysql.connector.pooling in Python, etc.). Closing and making new connections over and over can greatly impact […]

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Revenge of Ransomware! MongoDB Security in the News Again . . .

MongoDB Security

A new set of MongoDB attacks and data breaches struck businesses this weekend, mirroring the attacks that hit back in January and putting MongoDB security back into the spotlight.
Like the last set, this new attack strategy focused on ransomware that demanded a paid ransom to unlock hijacked data. As with many security breaches, the attack was preventable – […]

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Webinar Wednesday August 9, 2017: MongoDB Security – Making Things Secure by Default

MongoDB security

Join Percona’s Senior Technical Services Engineer, Adamo Tonete as he presents MongoDB Security: Making Things Secure by Default on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 11:00 am PDT / 2:00 pm EDT (UTC-7).
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MongoDB security breaches have regularly been in the news. What isn’t mentioned, however, is that it’s all been avoidable. Simple mistakes add […]

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Webinar Tuesday July 11, 2017: Securing Your MySQL/MariaDB Data

Securing Your MySQL/MariaDB Data

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents Securing Your MySQL/MariaDB Data on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 7:00 am PDT / 10:00 am EDT (UTC-7).
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This webinar will discuss the features of MySQL/MariaDB that when enabled and used improve the default usage of MySQL. Many cloud-based applications fail to:

Use appropriate filesystem permissions
Employ TLS/SSL […]

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Webinar Thursday July 6, 2017: Security and Encryption in the MySQL World

Security and Encryption

Join Percona’s Solutions Engineer, Dimitri Vanoverbeke as he presents Security and Encryption in the MySQL World on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at 7:00 am PDT / 10:00 am EDT (UTC-7).
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MySQL and MariaDB Server provide many new features that help with security and encryption, both of which are extremely important in today’s world. Learn […]

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MySQL Encryption at Rest – Part 2 (InnoDB)

MySQL Encryption at Rest

Welcome to Part 2 in a series of blog posts on MySQL encryption at rest. This post covers InnoDB tablespace encryption.
At Percona, we work with a number of clients that require strong security measures for PCI, HIPAA and PHI compliance, where data managed by MySQL needs to be encrypted “at rest.” As with all […]

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SSL Connections in MySQL 5.7

SSL Connections

This blog post looks at SSL connections and how they work in MySQL 5.7.
Recently I was working on an SSL implementation with MySQL 5.7, and I made some interesting discoveries. I realized I could connect to the MySQL server without specifying the SSL keys on the client side, and the connection is still secured […]

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MySQL Encryption at Rest – Part 1 (LUKS)

MySQL Encryption at Rest

In this first of a series of blog posts, we’ll look at MySQL encryption at rest.
At Percona, we work with a number of clients that require strong security measures for PCI, HIPAA and PHI compliance, where data managed by MySQL needs to be encrypted “at rest.” As with all things open source, there several options […]

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