22 Nov 2018
A battle-tested explanation of why tracing is a very useful technique you can benefit from in your projects. A story from the trenches of implementing distributed tracing in our Acra data security suite.
15 Nov 2018
What data is sensitive and needs to be encrypted according to the modern data privacy regulations like GDPR, HIPAA, FFIEC, etc.? This is a cheat sheet and an explanation of how we approach answering these questions.
9 Nov 2018
The release of Acra version 0.84.0 marks the new frontier for the data security suite.
28 Sep 2018
Key rotation made easy — if client application is compromised, the new AcraRotate utility lets you update storage keys and re-encrypt the data. SQL filtering got more flexible with new 6 patterns (including SUBQUERY and LIST_OF_VALUES), allowing you to set up accepted queries very carefully and block malicious requests. Read the full post for more details on how Acra 0.83.0 helps protecting your databases.
20 Sep 2018
Mapping data privacy regulation to changes in database structure, updates in DevOps practices, backups, and restricted processing. A methodical developer’s perspective.