Lukas Vileikis starts a series on security in MySQL:
Security is a critical part of any infrastructure – it’s even more so in the database world, where one step in the wrong direction can be the cause of system disruptions and downtime, customer dissatisfaction, and in the worst-case scenario – deaths.
As MySQL is one of the primary relational database management systems being used in the world today, it’s critical to understand how to go about properly the database infrastructure to keep data breaches away from the organization’s websites or, if they’ve happened already, to become a thing of the past.
The first article covers some of the basics of security in MySQL. The second promises to have more.