Tag: security

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Couchbase Server 5.5 Beta – now available!

Announcing Couchbase Server 5.5 Beta This release is an extension of the Couchbase Data Platform but also introduces several new Enterprise Grade features – agility, performance, and manageability – all based on critical feedback from our customers. Included are many...

/ April 16, 2018

X.509 Certificate Based Authentication

Data security is an important aspect of every modern data platform. With micro-service based architectures becoming more of a common pattern across every high-scale app, existing password based authentication mechanisms for user authentication is hard to manage at scale, let...

/ April 4, 2018

Announcing Couchbase Server 5.5 – Developer Build

Announcing Couchbase Server 5.5 Developer Build It is my pleasure to share this early preview of Couchbase Server 5.5 features – there are some very exciting improvements coming and this Developer Build (DB) highlights several of them. There are many...

/ March 8, 2018

GDPR: Businesses must focus on digital transformation, not just tick-box compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now a matter of months away.  Vendors of all shapes and sizes are ramping up their GDPR scare stories (e.g. the potential fines) to trigger a response from businesses. Couchbase is taking a...

/ February 6, 2018

Speculative Execution Processor Vulnerabilities – ‘Meltdown and Spectre’: What you need to know

On Jan 3, 2018, Google’s Project Zero team along with several other university researchers identified several security issues with speculative execution, an optimization technique used in microprocessors to improve performance. Couchbase is aware of the recently disclosed class of processor/OS...

Secure Your NoSQL Data with Couchbase Role-Based Access Control

In a world where data leaks are becoming increasingly common, the need to harden the database and web applications becomes ever so important. I, like many other developers, came from working with relational databases such as MySQL and Oracle, where...

Announcing Couchbase Mobile 1.5

Couchbase is pleased to announce that Couchbase Mobile 1.5 is now GA and available for download! Extend Couchbase Server Deployments to the Edge With Couchbase Sync Gateway 1.5, you can seamless extend an existing Couchbase Server deployment to connect with remote...

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...

Authentication and authorization

Authentication and Authorization with RBAC in .NET

Authentication and authorization are vastly improved in Couchbase Server 5.0. We’ve been blogging about the new RBAC features in the developer preview for a while. Authentication and Authorization with RBAC – introduction / part 1 Authentication and Authorization with RBAC...

Improved SDK Authentication Methods – Couchbase 5.0

Couchbase Server 5.0 delivers some great new authentication features that require some minor changes to your client connection code.  The specific changes to the SDK are outlined in this post and also refer to changes made in the pre-release April Developer Build as...

/ May 1, 2017