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14 Sep 2020

Security logs: cryptographically signed audit logging for data protection

We cover cryptographically signed audit logging, when logs are generated in a certain way which prevents tampering messages, removing, adding or changing the order of log entries. We explain why signed logs are essential for security software, how we’ve built-in secure audit logging in Acra, and how to use it together with other defense in-depth layers in your systems.

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23 Jul 2019

Secure Search Over Encrypted Data

What is searchable encryption and what are the tools that allow performing secure search over encrypted data. A brief overview.

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7 May 2019

Install Acra 1-Click App through DigitalOcean Marketplace

Step-by-step installation and configuration tutorial.

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16 Apr 2019

Acra on DigitalOcean Marketplace

Acra encryption suite is now available as 1-Click App running in a Droplet on DigitalOcean Marketplace.

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4 Apr 2019

Building Defence in Depth for Your Data Using Acra

How to protect the data in your app infrastructure using the defence in depth approach, explained on the example of Acra encryption suite.

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15 Mar 2019

ACRA 0.85.0 LOOKING GLASS

Introducing more flexible configuration for AcraCensor and server-side encryption mode for AcraServer. Secure search over encrypted data available for Acra Enterprise now!

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13 Feb 2019

Preventing SQL Injections When WAF’s Not Enough

Using SQL firewall to protect database against SQL injections at scale as compared to WAF.

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31 Dec 2018

Looking Back at 2018 — A Year in Retrospect

Seven releases of Acra, Customer Success Program and security training services, a whole new Docserver, conference talks all over the world, and much more.

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22 Nov 2018

How to Implement Tracing in a Modern Distributed Application

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.

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9 Nov 2018

ACRA 0.84.0 NEW HORIZONS

The release of Acra version 0.84.0 marks the new frontier for the data security suite.

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