Tag: Encryption

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Why Data Encryption Is Essential

This article aims to bring awareness around the importance of data encryption, considering the astounding rate at which data is being produced, transmitted and consumed. We will discuss the need for data protection, regulation, and some encryption best practices. Organizations...

May 20, 2021
TLS Encryption

TLS 1.3 encryption arrives to Couchbase Server 7.0

The Couchbase Server 7.0 Beta is now available with some additional enhancements to strengthen the security of the platform.  Couchbase uses TLS encryption across our portfolio to ensure communication across the network is secure, meaning that outside parties cannot eavesdrop...

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At-rest data security with LUKS encryption

The Couchbase Server 7.0 Beta is now available with some additional enhancements to strengthen the security of the platform. Couchbase has always recommended that customers utilize disk encryption technologies to ensure that their data is secure as part of an...

Node-to-Node Encryption with Couchbase Server 6.5

With security on everyone’s mind, organizations need to run sensitive workloads under stringent security and compliance standards. Couchbase 6.5 preview brings several new security capabilities, and node-to-node encryption has been a top wish list item for many customers. In this...

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Cipher Suites in Couchbase Server 6.5

  For many, “Cryptography” is the little green lock icon next to the web address of their favorite websites, and for others, they might recall the TLS vulnerabilities that have hit in recent years. Data is today’s digital gold, and...

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Announcing General Availability of Couchbase Mobile 2.1

Today, we are announcing the general availability of Couchbase Mobile 2.1. This release follows on the heels of Couchbase Mobile 2.0 which was released earlier this year. Couchbase Mobile extends the Couchbase Data Platform to the edge, securely managing and...

Securely Storing Password Data in Couchbase with Golang and BCrypt

When writing web applications that store passwords for your users, it is never a good idea to store them as plain text in your database, whether that be NoSQL or RDBMS. Last year I wrote about using BCrypt with Node.js...

Configuring IPsec for a Couchbase Cluster

Introduction Some Couchbase deployments require secure communications between nodes across the network, this could be due to reasons like data governance policies or regulatory compliance.  Internet Protocol Security (IPsec) is a protocol suite for secure Internet Protocol (IP) communications by...

July 15, 2016