Whitepaper: PostgreSQL Database Security Best Practices
Learn How to Harden your PostgreSQL with Industry Best Practices
Effective database security can be challenging when new vulnerabilities are discovered every day and hackers are constantly finding different ways to attack database systems. Your system’s security is dependent on your understanding of new updates and features, meaning it is crucial to be aware of the new patches and their underlying principles.
The PostgreSQL Database Security Best Practices whitepaper, written by industry experts at 2ndQuadrant, introduces best practices and recommendations to effectively secure your database from threats. The document provides a checklist to help harden your PostgreSQL database clusters and reduce risk of malware attacks, privilege abuse, and more.
The concepts presented in this whitepaper vary from fundamental to advanced, covering topics from simple secure connection rules to database access management with minimum privileges and more. The information presented in this document will help you gain a deeper understanding of the best way to keep your Postgres database secure.
Learn to secure communication in PostgreSQL using libPQ
Understand the art of creating effective passphrases to prevent malicious attacks like brute force
Input sanitizing using parameterized queries in PostgreSQL
Principle of least privilege using the concept of 5 roles