Embracing the New Mindset of Cloud-Native Security
What is a “mindset of cloud-native security”? 🤔 That’s a great question. That’s why Justin McCarthy, CTO and co-founder of strongDM, recently sat down with Mike Vizard at Container Journal and a panel of technology experts to discuss just that—and how to implement it without creating friction.
What is Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA)
Zero Trust defined, what are the benefits, and how to solve for your organization.
SSH Key Management
Infrastructure and DevOps administrators face significant barriers in managing Secure Shell (SSH) keys. In this article, we’ll explore the complexities of SSH key management. We’ll also show how to effectively authenticate users without having to manage SSH keys for individual users.
Kubernetes Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
An explanation of role-based access control (RBAC) in Kubernetes, why it is hard to manage manually and practical strategies for simplifying RBAC in large-scale clusters.
What is the difference between Proxy and Reverse Proxy? | How To Use 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Everything You Need to Know About SOC 2 Audits
Whether you’re looking to achieve SOC 2 compliance, or just want to learn more about it, your Googling is bound to lead you to a wealth of articles chock full of buzzwords and acronym soup. In this post, we will provide a guide with definitions, links and resources to gain a solid understanding of everything you need to know about SOC 2 audits.
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