Securing Access to Production MySQL Databases.

MySQL brands itself as the world’s most popular open source database. As popular as MySQL database is among developers and SQL enthusiasts, it is equally popular amongst hackers. Misconfigured server access, overprivileged roles, and weak authentication schemes are the most common security issues in MySQL database. While access control features provided by MySQL are adequate enough at the SQL level, it is error-prone to manage access at the operational level.


CloudCasa Now Supports Data Protection for Amazon RDS

The choice for persistent storage for your cloud native applications depends on many factors including how your cloud journey started and whether your applications were migrated or developed for the cloud. Also, depending on how early you started using containers and migrated to Kubernetes, your distribution or managed service may not have offered the persistent data services you needed.


Learn About CloudCasa - Kubernetes and Cloud Database Protection as a Service

CloudCasa™, a simple, scalable, cloud-native data protection service that supports all leading Kubernetes distributions and managed services, is now generally available through the SUSE Rancher™ Apps & Marketplace. With increasing adoption of cloud database services, CloudCasa adds cloud database support starting with Amazon RDS to its Kubernetes data protection service – addressing both Kubernetes and RDS support in a single data protection service.


Securing Your PostgreSQL Database

Databases are the Holy Grail for hackers, and as such, must be protected with utmost care. This is the first in a series of articles in which we’ll give an overview of best practices for securing your databases. We’re starting with one of the most popular open-source databases, PostgreSQL, and will go over several levels of security you’d need to think about.


10 Database Security Best Practices You Should Know

According to Risk Based Security’s 2020 Q3 report, around 36 billion records were compromised between January and September 2020. While this result is quite staggering, it also sends a clear message of the need for effective database security measures. Database security measures are a bit different from website security practices. The former involve physical steps, software solutions and even educating your employees.