Had a great time at the Seattle SWUG last week. I always enjoy the happiness I find at SWUG events. Great conversations with customers and partners, and wonderful feedback collected to help us make better products and services. Thanks to everyone that was able to participate.
As always, here are some links from the Intertubz that I hope will hold your interest. Enjoy!
There is no such thing as a “leaky database.” Databases don’t leak, it’s the code that you layer on top.
And sometimes the code is solid, but silly default configurations are your main security risk.
Maybe Baltimore thought they were safe because they weren’t in California or New York.
“Hey, you can’t steal our users data and sell it, only *WE* get to do that!”
I’ve lost track the number of debates I’ve had with other admins that insist on installing tools onto servers “just in case they are needed.”
It takes an intruder minutes to compromise an asset, and it takes months before you will discover it happened.
This is a wonderful demo, even if it failed at the time they tried it live.
Breakfast at the SWUG, just in case you needed an incentive to attend: