Aug 21, 2013
 Percona MySQL Webinar
  Ernest Souhrada

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From the operating system to the application layer, potential security holes and data leaks exist at every turn. A proper data security strategy involves both proper risk analysis and "defense in depth." This discussion examines both of these elements on multiple levels in a MySQL context. Topics covered include:

-Basic security concepts
-Security above the MySQL layer (network, hardware, OS, etc.)
-Tips for application design
-A more secure MySQL configuration
-Security-related changes in MySQL 5.6

About the Author

Ernest Souhrada

Ernie joined Percona's consulting team in April 2012, where he is currently a Senior Architect, bringing many years of diverse experience as a generalist systems architect and engineer. He has held almost every technology role present in the Internet era, from Perl/Java developer to Linux sysadmin, MySQL DBA to Cisco network engineer, security auditor to IT engineering manager. He thrives on and excels at taking on those novel challenges which require creative cross-disciplinary solutions. Prior to joining Percona, Ernie was working heavily with deployment automation and designing infrastructure stacks driven by some of today's leading virtualization platforms. Ernie holds a BS in Mathematics and a BA in Political Science from Arizona State University.