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52 blog posts in 1 category

How MongoDB Database Automation Improves Security

The growing number of cyberattacks on open source database deployments highlights the industry’s poor administrative and operational practices. This blog explores how database automation is the key to keeping your MongoDB database secure.

Video: How to Secure MongoDB

The recent ransom hack has shown a vulnerability in default deployments of MongoDB that ClusterControl solves by automatically providing the security people need to stay protected.  This video highlights Ten Tips to Securing your MongoDB Instances.

MongoDB Tutorial - Top MongoDB Resources from Severalnines

Over the past year Severalnines has been developing blog content targeted at helping the MySQL DBA learn about MongoDB and how to integrate it into their database infrastructures.  Here is our top content from the recent past that can help you securely deploy and manage your MongoDB instances.

Let the new ClusterControl secure your MongoDB deployments

Announcing the release of ClusterControl for MongoDB, which completes our vision to let you fully manage MongoDB whether on premise or in the cloud. With a full array of newly expanded features for MongoDB, ClusterControl provides developers and DBAs an alternative system with which to securely deploy and manage their open source database infrastructures.

How to secure MongoDB from ransomware - ten tips

Need tips on how to secure your MongoDB setup and protect yourself against ransomware? We have collected ten tips that are easy to follow and execute on your MongoDB databases.

Secure MongoDB and Protect Yourself from the Ransom Hack

Recently, several attackers were able to break into thousands of MongoDB systems, wipe the databases and leave a ransom note. This could have been prevented if those in charge would have followed some standard security procedures. This blog post describes how to protect yourself from MongoDB ransomware. What is it, why is it a problem and what can you do to protect yourself against it?

Database Security - MySQL Upgrade Instructions for Zero-day Exploit

This blog shows you how to upgrade your MySQL and MariaDB databases, in order to address CVE-2016-6662 - a publicly disclosed vulnerability in MySQL.

ClusterControl Tips & Tricks: User Management for MySQL

In this example we will look at how you can use ClusterControl to create a user and assign privileges to the user. We will create a user that has enough privileges to perform an xtrabackup.

Database Security - How to fully SSL-encrypt MySQL Galera Cluster and ClusterControl

Data security is a hot topic for many companies these days. But for those who need to adhere to security standards like PCI DSS or HIPAA, security is not an option. We showed you sometime back how to encrypt Galera replication traffic, but for a more complete solution, you’ll want to encrypt all database connections from client applications and any management/monitoring infrastructure.

Integrating ClusterControl with FreeIPA and Windows Active Directory for Authentication

Integrating ClusterControl with a corporate LDAP directory is a common task for many IT organizations. In an earlier blog, we showed you how to integrate ClusterControl with OpenLDAP. In this post, we will show you how to integrate with FreeIPA and Windows Active Directory.