Tag: security

SQL On The Edge #9 – Azure SQL Database Threat Detection

Warner Chaves, Microsoft MVP and MCM, sheds some light on Azure SQL Database Threat Detection.

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Three essential practices for security compliance

Myles Trachtenberg, Chief Information Officer at Pythian, provides simple steps to straightening the protection of your data and your business.

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SQL Injection with MySQL SLEEP()

Recently we’ve received an alert from one of our clients that running threads are high on one of their servers. Once we logged in, we noticed that all the selects were waiting for table level read lock. We scrolled through…

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Security in the age of cloud computing: How IT leaders are mitigating risks

IT thought leaders Cory Isaacson, Sean Rich, and Aaron Lee discuss how today’s CIOs and IT leaders are securing their systems in the age of cloud computing.

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Issues with Oracle Secure External Password Stores

Simon Pane, Pythian Database Consultant, Illustrates how to properly lock-down and harden scripts that use Oracle Wallets and Secure External Password Stores (SEPS).

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Securing Oracle Monitoring and Backup Scripts

Simon Pane, Pythian Database Consultant, demonstrates how to secure backups and monitoring scripts using an Oracle Wallet and Secure External Password Store.

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SQL On The Edge #6 – SQL AlwaysEncrypted

Warner Chaves, Pythian database expert and Microsoft MVP, discusses why AlwaysEncrypted, a new security feature offered in the SQL Product family can protect your business.

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Why Locking Oracle Accounts is a Bad Idea

Oracle DBA and Consultant Stefan Knecht discusses how Oracle handles a failed login attempt when an account is locked, and in turn, why locking these accounts is a bad idea.

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What’s the Ratio of Your Marketing Budget to Cyber Security Budget?

Here are three top tips to ensure you’re investing wisely in cyber security, and protecting your brand’s good name.

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Cassandra Update – Leap Second & JMX Security

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This is a short post about two things that should be on the to-do list for all Cassandra Administrators. The leap second issue and the new JMX default. The Leap Second Before we move on you should learn more about how…

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