Enhanced support for large transactions in Group Replication

MySQL 8.0.16 is out and it enhances Group Replication as usual. For example, the group_replication_exit_state_action system variable has a new default value, and members that the group expels can now automatically try to rejoin. This post presents a new feature MySQL 8.0.16 brings to Group Replication: message fragmentation. As you Continue Reading

The Primary Factors Driving Cybersecurity Investments in Education

Today’s schools are technology-rich environments. For example, they have long used internal systems to keep and track a variety of records, including the personal data of their students and faculty. Today, however, that tech infrastructure must be optimized to accommodate the shift to a new digital education model. Teachers are Continue Reading

Adding Web Application Firewalls to your Security Strategy

The volume of application traffic passing through our networks continues to escalate. For example, just mobile traffic alone is expected to grow 39 times by 2021, to about 587 Exabytes. That equates to roughly 130 trillion images, or about 13 trillion YouTube clips. Which doesn’t really help. Numbers at that scale Continue Reading

How to run cgi scripts with Apache

How to run cgi scripts with ApacheIn this example we will add support for the following file extensions: .cgi .pl .pyWe have set folder to be /home/*/public_html/ but you can set it to be /home/*/public_html/cgi-bin/ if needed. Create File: /usr/local/apache/conf.d/mod_cgid.conf LoadModule cgid_module modules/mod_cgid.so Options ExecCGI SymLinksifOwnerMatch SetHandler cgi-script AddHandler cgi-script Continue Reading

Threat Landscape Perspectives: TeamViewer Attack – Spy vs. Spy Misdirection?

The TeamViewer news is yet another example of the changing dynamics in cybersecurity today. Fortinet’s Aamir Lakhani offers some perspective.Why is the TeamViewer news important to consider?The TeamViewer attack appears to be an organized and sophisticated attack. We have seen criminal organizations spend a great deal of money and efforts Continue Reading

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