In this talk, we will discuss how security is enhanced for MySQL at LinkedIn. The following areas will be covered:

1- A brief overview of MySQL at LinkedIn
2- MySQL Access Management- Privileged User Access Control- Fine-grained Access Control- Access to application owners
3- SSL- Applications to Databases- Replication
4- Audit Framework- Audit Plugin- Syslog to Kafka- Query Analyzer
5- How applications get passwords and access control mechanisms
6- How DBAs access the database
7- Operational Challenges and major outages that we faced and how we overcame- Password mismatches- Incorrect ACLs- Monitoring using Query Analyzer- Blacklisting policy- Password Rotation