Sound Database Security Starts With Segmentation

If you’re fortunate enough to be involved in the network and database design phase, plan for security, network segmentation, database isolation, and ease of patching:

When most IT professionals start planning for better database security, implementing database activity monitoring, encryption, and patch management all come to mind as the first steps to shoring up their sensitive data stores. These are all definitely imperative to create strong data security, but jumping into projects like these without properly segregating data and segmenting the network is putting the cart before the horse.

via Sound Database Security Starts With Segmentation – Dark Reading.

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