Six steps to secure sensitive data in MySQL

If you’re using MySQL, there are some easy things you can do to secure your systems and significantly reduce the risk of unauthorised access to your sensitive data. The most valuable asset for technology-based organisations is usually the customer or product...

Security and Hardening Tips for MySQL

Disable or restrict remote access Consider whether MySQL will be accessed from the network or only from its own server. If remote access is used, ensure that only defined hosts can access the server. This is typically done through TCP wrappers, iptables, or any other...