Tag: security

Deep Dive on Multi-Factor Authentication

Deep Dive on Multi-Factor Authentication

In this article I will explain what multi-factor authentication is, why you should be using it and how to easily implement it with Couchbase Server.  We’ll look at using both software and hardware implementations, which offer a tradeoff between cost,...

TLS 1.3 encryption arrives to Couchbase Server 7.0

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...

Custom Authentication with Couchbase Mobile

Custom Authentication with Couchbase Mobile

Custom Authentication with Couchbase Mobile Couchbase Mobile extends Couchbase to the edge, securely managing and syncing data from any cloud to every mobile device. Couchbase Mobile features an embedded database – Couchbase Lite – with SQL and full-text search for...

Using Couchbase Autonomous Operator on GKE

Using Couchbase Autonomous Operator on GKE

We are excited to announce release of Couchbase Autonomous Operator 1.2. This is landmark release marking several features requested by customers, mainly Automated Upgrade of Couchbase Clusters Integrated CouchbaseCluster Resource Validation via Adminission Controller Helm Support Public Connectivity for Couchbase...

May 6, 2019
Azure Key Vault for Credentials

Azure Key Vault for Credentials

Azure Key Vault can store username and password and manage sensitive information in Azure. Once Azure Key Vaults stores the information, Azure services that you specify (and ONLY Azure services that you specify) can access it In this blog post,...

October 10, 2018
Couchbase Server 5.5 Beta – now available!

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

Authentication With X.509 Certificates

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

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 Vulnerabilities – Meltdown & Spectre

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

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...