To properly prevent some columns from being accessed, the masking filter that was introduced in MariaDB MaxScale 2.1 must be used together with the database firewall filter. In version 2.1, it was somewhat cumbersome to setup the database firewall filter for use together with the masking filter. With the recently released MariaDB MaxScale 2.2 (GA), we have introduced new features that makes the combined use of the masking filter and the database firewall filter much easier.
The recently found security vulnerabilities in various processors require modifications in operating systems. Those modifications make some operations more expensive, leading to a slowdown of running applications and/or services. Here we look at the impact on MariaDB Server.
This blog post will explore the setup of an environment using self-signed OpenSSL certificates to make it safe enough to replicate data between the multiple backend database servers and also, we’ll show you how to setup the communication between MariaDB MaxScale and the backend.
Data breaches are expensive. Between business disruption, loss of customer confidence, legal costs, regulatory fines and any direct losses that may result from a ransomware attack, for instance, the effects can add up to millions. The best defense is a good offense. In this blog, we'll look at five key practices to keep your database secure: protect, audit, manage, update and encrypt.
In this blog, we show you how you can use MariaDB MaxScale’s masking filter for sensitive user data masking.
The 2.1.3 GA release of MariaDB MaxScale, introduces the following key features for the secure setup of MariaDB MaxScale Binlog Server:
The binlog cache files in the MaxScale host can now be encrypted.
MaxScale binlog server also uses SSL in communication with the master and the slave servers.
This blog covers how the binary log encryption works in MariaDB Server and in MariaDB MaxScale.
We are happy to announce the general availability (GA) of MariaDB Server 10.2! MariaDB Server 10.2 is the newest major version of MariaDB Server, the fastest growing open source relational database.
Join us for one of our full-day roadshows coming to a city near you! MariaDB is hosting educational roadshows across North America to showcase exciting new products and solutions, and share best practices for enabling critical enterprise features such as high availability and security. MariaDB experts will lead content-rich sessions on open source, product features, architecture and security.
Rasmus Johansson provides an update on CVE-2016-6662 and CVE-2016-6663 vulnerabilities which were both fixed in the fall.