Articles on Security

New Compose PostgreSQL updates address security issues: Noteworthy Extra

New Compose PostgreSQL updates address security issues: Noteworthy Extra

Last week saw the release of PostgreSQL updates which included fixes for two security issues. These issues are of concern as…

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Redis Security Updates at Compose - June 2018

Redis Security Updates at Compose - June 2018

TL;DR There are new versions of Redis available on Compose, 4.0.10 and 3.2.12, which addresses security vulnerabilities in Re…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
NewsBits: PostgreSQL is top of the databases and all about Meltdown and Spectre

NewsBits: PostgreSQL is top of the databases and all about Meltdown and Spectre

Welcome to NewsBits where you'll find the database, cloud, and developer news from around the net for the end of 2017 to the…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Time's up for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 on Compose

Time's up for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 on Compose

TL:DR; Support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 will end on Compose on March 1st, 2018. All users of Compose SSL-enabled services are affe…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Securing Notebooks on IBM's Data Science Experience

Securing Notebooks on IBM's Data Science Experience

Exposing sensitive information in Jupyter notebooks is a serious concern if you intend to share them. In this article, we'll…

Abdullah Alger
Abdullah Alger
Creating an AWS VPC and Secured Compose MongoDB with Terraform

Creating an AWS VPC and Secured Compose MongoDB with Terraform

Connecting to Compose MongoDB from Amazon VPC? Using Terraform for orchestration? In this Write Stuff article, Yamil Asusta s…

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NewsBits: Cloudbleed, SHAttered, Drones, PostgreSQL and JDBC, Node's async and Rails 5.1 betas

NewsBits: Cloudbleed, SHAttered, Drones, PostgreSQL and JDBC, Node's async and Rails 5.1 betas

Newsbits for the week ending February 24th - Cloudbleed sees Cloudflare leak secrets, SHA1 collisions made real, Drones vs Ai…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
MongoDB and Ransomware

MongoDB and Ransomware

Recent reports in the news of MongoDB databases being hacked are not new but the ransoms demanded for the return of data is a…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Do you know why Compose proxies database connections?

Do you know why Compose proxies database connections?

TL;DR: We use proxies to enable SSL, High Availability and Whitelisting. Because we care. Observant users of Compose will hav…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Introducing FIDO Universal 2nd Factor Authentication

Introducing FIDO Universal 2nd Factor Authentication

To better help you ensure your account is safe and secure with Compose, we've expanded our authentication system to support F…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
Compose's Little Bits #16 - PostgreSQL, RethinkDB, LIGO, htop

Compose's Little Bits #16 - PostgreSQL, RethinkDB, LIGO, htop

PostgreSQL updates and advice, RethinkDB on Windows, SQL querying LIGO data, CSV on the Web, Parse updates, htop, securityhea…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
PLV8 for PostgreSQL and CIDR for all

PLV8 for PostgreSQL and CIDR for all

We've been making some small, but significant, enhancements to your database experience at Compose, so we thought now would b…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
We're Applying The Redis Security Fix Now

We're Applying The Redis Security Fix Now

Redis users on Compose are being updated to Redis 2.8.21. Although it is a minor version update from 2.8.20 it includes a fix…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Elasticsearch Security Update - Groovy Scripting Dropped

Elasticsearch Security Update - Groovy Scripting Dropped

Last month, Elasticsearch disclosed a security vulnerability in the database's Groovy dynamic scripting and the sandbox desi…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Lock Your MongoDB: Don’t Be Too Open for Business

Lock Your MongoDB: Don’t Be Too Open for Business

If we needed reminding about security, a recently published paper "MongoDB databases at risk", has run a port scan and identi…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan