In this seventh episode of the MySQL 5.7 Security series, we will see how MySQL Enterprise Firewall can help you to strengthen the protection of your data, in real-time, against cyber security threats like SQL Injection attacks by monitoring, alerting, and blocking unauthorized database activity without any changes to your applications.
Not long ago we had an internal discussion about security, and how to enforce a stricter set of rules to prevent malicious acts and block other undesired queries. ProxySQL came up as a possible tool that could help us in achieving what we were looking for. Last year I wrote about how to use ProxySQL to stop a single query.
That approach may be good for few queries and as a temporary solution. But what can we do when we really want to use ProxySQL as an SQL-based firewall? And more importantly, how to do it right?
First of all, let us define what “right” can be in this context. …[Read more]
There was a lot of talk about this being the next menace after email spam. I’m not actually sure what it’s called for VoIP systems, but my Asterisk setup has started to be attacked over the last few days. Lots of entries like: [Aug 27 19:20:30] NOTICE chan_sip.c: Registration from '"742"<sip:firstname.lastname@example.org>' failed for '18.104.22.168' - [...]
What happens when you mention Open Office and Firewall in once sentence, in public ?
People start actually building it (French Article)
Then add to that list that there's also people out there that think that running MySQL over NFS is providing them High Availability, or that using DNS Round Robin will provide them a scalable setup,
So yes .. apparently there is indeed a parallel universe out there.
And no .. I don't want to see Webmin in any Appliance .. that is a joke..., or rather a rant ..
Technorati Tags: firewall …[Read more]
I am happy to announce today the release of FuseGuard Web Application Firewall for ColdFusion!
FuseGuard 2.0 is the new name for Foundeo Web Application Firewall, but we did a bit more than just change the name!
The biggest new features added to version 2 are the Web Based manager, and the database logger. The web manager main function is to provide reporting for the attacks against your server, but it also allows you to view configuration, and manage users.
Here are some screen shots:[Read more]