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

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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.

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