Securing Your PostgreSQL Data: A Comprehensive Guide to Protecting Your Database Assets


In an age where data breaches and unauthorized access are constant threats, safeguarding sensitive information is paramount for organizations. With its robust security features, PostgreSQL offers a powerful toolset unmatched by any other commercial or open-source database. However, an alarming number of PostgreSQL-based applications still connect to databases with excessive privileges, putting data at risk. Why does it happen? The extraordinary flexibility turns permission management into a complicated task which is not easy to automate.

This talk delves into the intricate world of PostgreSQL permissions management and why it can become a challenge for organizations. Drawing from our experience at DRW, we present a solution that combines standardization and automation to efficiently secure over 200 production PostgreSQL instances, each with unique access control requirements.

Key Topics:

  •     Identifying common security challenges
  •     The necessity of standardization and its role in solving these challenges
  •     Adopted security models and their practical implementations
  •     Leveraging automation to streamline security
  •     Addressing a wide spectrum of access control needs
  •     Ongoing issues and future prospects

Join us to explore the vital intersection of PostgreSQL security, standardization, and automation and gain valuable insights to effectively protect your organization's data.

Ballroom G
Friday, March 15, 2024 - 10:00 to 11:00