Alternatives to Hashicorp Vault
HashiCorp Vault is a powerful secrets management tool that is well suited to automating the creation, distribution, and destruction of secrets.
What is the difference between Proxy and Reverse Proxy? | How To Use a Reverse Proxy for Access Management Control
In this post, we’ll dissect the two concepts and explain how administrators can use a reverse proxy for easy access management control.
Integrate Active Directory With Any Database or Single Sign-On
Consider this when you choose to integrate Active Directory (AD) with your databases and applications using their native APIs, connectors, or toolkits.
How to: MySQL Create User and Manage Access Privileges
Find an easier way to manage access privileges and user credentials in MySQL databases. Reduce manual, repetitive efforts for provisioning and managing MySQL access and security with strongDM.
Managing Access to Ephemeral Infrastructure At Scale
Managing a static fleet of strongDM servers is dead simple. You create the server in the strongDM console, place the public key file on the box, and it’s done! This scales really well for small deployments, but as your fleet grows, the burden of manual tasks grows with it.
How to Change the MySQL root Password
On an unmodified MySQL install, the root user account does not have a password. This is extremely insecure! As a systems administrator, we know that the easiest way to compromise a system is using the default unchanged password with admin privileges.
How to Configure Bastion Host for SSH Logging | Part 3 - Tutorial
Configure the hosts for logging verbose data, and then send the logs to a cloud provider for long-term storage and access.
Create a User in MongoDB and Manage Them Securely
Abstract-away usernames and passwords and allow the systems administrator to keep the master passwords safe under lock & key.
SSH Audit Made Simple
SSH audit logs allow you to determine, either retroactively or in real-time, when an unauthorized or destructive action was taken, and by whom.
A Practical Approach to Just-in-Time (JIT) Access for Developers
Should application developers have access to production database systems? This is a question as old as Vampires and Werewolves.
LDAP and VPN Alternative
So you’re ready to move away VPN or from complicated user management like LDAP, ready to stop worrying about private keys existing on developer laptops, and ready to up your compliance game with audit trails on all of your SSH and database sessions.
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