Securing MongoDB


MongoDB is the leading document-oriented, or NoSQL, database on the market today. It is commonly used for very quick transactional websites, but the security profile is not that well-understood. In this course, we’ll cover some of the best ways to solidify your security profile, and then a nice collection of tests to perform. 

Learning Objectives

  • Plan to install a secure MongoDB instance
  • Test the instance for security basics

Course Outline

  • Introduction 
  • Hacks Everywhere: From the Blogs
  • Securing NoSql 
  • Access Control 
  • Auditing 
  • Configuration 
  • Encryption 
  • Making MongoDB Weep With Security Tests 
  • A New Frontier 
  • Conclusion 


Duration: 15 minutes

Level: Intermediate

Intended Audience:

  • Back-End Developers
  • Mobile Developers

Competencies: Basic understanding of the MongoDB framework

Prerequisites: OWASP Top 10

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