Tag: Couchbase Security

Getting Ready for SAML: Essential Preparations for Couchbase Server Integration

Getting Ready for SAML: Essential Preparations for Couchbase Server Integration

In the evolving landscape of digital security, the integration of Couchbase with a Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) Identity Provider (IdP) stands as a cornerstone for robust authentication mechanisms. Why Should You Implement SSO with Couchbase Server? Single Sign-On (SSO)...

Istvan Orban April 17, 2024
Securing Communication with TLS Certificates: A Definitive Guide for Couchbase Server (Part 1 of 3)

Securing Communication with TLS Certificates: A Definitive Guide for Couchbase Server (Part 1 of 3)

Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates are vital components in securing network communications with a Couchbase Server deployment. TLS ensures the confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity of data transmitted between clients and servers. This comprehensive guide aims to demystify the configuration and...

Couchbase Server 7.0.2 Enforce TLS, HSTS & Enforce IP Address Family

Couchbase Server 7.0.2 Enforce TLS, HSTS & Enforce IP Address Family

In this blog post, I will introduce three new features in Couchbase Server 7.0.2 (“Server”) to help administrators deploy Couchbase Server in a secure manner: Enforce TLS, HSTS, and Enforce IP Address Family.  When deploying a Couchbase Server cluster, a...

Alternate Address & Port Support for Couchbase/N1QL Clusters

Alternate Address & Port Support for Couchbase/N1QL Clusters

In order to connect to Couchbase deployments on cloud (AWS, Azure or GCP) or Kubernetes, we support multi-addresses in the form of alternate addresses. External applications use this facility to communicate with the cluster, but not directly to the nodes....

Isha Kandaswamy May 13, 2021
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...

Node-to-Node Encryption with Couchbase Server 6.5

Node-to-Node Encryption with Couchbase Server 6.5

With security on everyone’s mind, organizations need to run sensitive workloads under stringent security and compliance standards. Couchbase 6.5 preview brings several new security capabilities, and node-to-node encryption has been a top wish list item for many customers. In this...

Managing LDAP groups for external users in 6.5

Managing LDAP groups for external users in 6.5

In the last blog, we described a new feature in Couchbase Server 6.5 called Couchbase groups. In this blog, we will discuss about the new LDAP group capability in Couchbase Server 6.5, along with easy to follow steps to get...

Managing Couchbase Users via Groups in 6.5

Managing Couchbase Users via Groups in 6.5

In large organizations, management of security across the enterprise becomes more and more challenging as the number of apps and users grow. Having a role based access control model enables you to fine control what users get access to. However,...

Cipher Suites in Couchbase Server 6.5

Cipher Suites in Couchbase Server 6.5

For many, “Cryptography” is the little green lock icon next to the web address of their favorite websites, and for others, they might recall the TLS vulnerabilities that have hit in recent years. Data is today’s digital gold, and in...

Couchbase Server 5.5 Released

Couchbase Server 5.5 Released

Announcing Couchbase Server 5.5 Couchbase Server 5.5 production release is now available! We are very excited to share more information about this substantial extension of the Couchbase Data Platform. This release introduces several new Enterprise Grade features relating to agility,...

Couchbase Server 5.5: Log Redaction

Couchbase Server 5.5: Log Redaction

With security already a hot topic in the data space, the Couchbase Server 5.5 release introduces a new feature – “Log Redaction”. Logs are an important part of every platform.  Logs are used for multiple purposes ranging from security, to monitoring,...

Perry Krug March 13, 2018