Securing MySQL for a Security Audit

Security and Database Administration
Location: Ballroom E Level: Novice

While MySQL does not have a “Secure” option like some other databases, it does have all the tools you need to make it secure so that you can pass most commercial security audits. This presentation provides an overview of the areas that need to be secured and how to secure them with MySQL. Learn how to encrypt you data on disk and across your user connections. See where MySQL might log your valuable passwords and how to stop it. Learn how to manually implement roles in MySQL to separate your security access from your DBA access.

Brian Miezejewski


Brian Miezejewski is a Principal consultant for MySQL with over 25 years of database and software development experience. His experience includes Director of Data Architecture & Systems at and Senior Principal Architect for the American Airlines Enterprise data warehouse. He has led the development of multiple data warehouses over 4TB in size.

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