Security is always a challenge when its comes to data. Moreso, regulations like GDPR add a whole new layer on top of it, with rules more and more restrictive to access and manipulate data. Join us in this presentation to check security best practices as well as traditional and new features available for MySQL, including features coming with the new MySQL 8.

In this talk, DBAs and sysadmins will walk through the security features available on the OS and MySQL. These features include:

SO security
Audit Plugin
MySQL 8 features (undo, redo and binlog encryption)
New caching_sha2_password
Password Management
FIPS mode

We will also share our experience of working with 2,000 support customers and help the audience to become familiar with all the security concepts and methods. Lastly, we'll give you the necessary knowledge to apply this information to your environment.