Leaving Shared Database Accounts Behind: Securing Snowflake and MongoDB

2/24/2022 at Cyral Webinar

How can we possibly secure data when we don’t even know who is using the database? In this session we’ll look at the benefits and pitfalls of database accounts, alternative strategies and why user identity-based data access control is critical for data governance. From there, we’ll show you how to leverage SSO for both MongoDB and Snowflake databases and how you can leverage a user’s identity on each query to protect your critical data assets. In a world where data is the new oil, how do you protect barrels against leaks? In this session you’ll learn: The benefits and pitfalls of shared accounts and service accounts Why managing database usernames and passwords doesn’t scale How to implement identity-based controls for data access How to govern your data mesh in a scalable manner