EDB Postgres Advanced Server Security Features Guide v13

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This guide describes features that provide added security to EDB Postgres Advanced Server installations. It is not a comprehensive guide to the security functionality provided by PostgreSQL that is built into Advanced Server.

  • SQL/Protect provides protection from SQL injection attacks.
  • Virtual Private Database provides fine-grained access control for sensitive data.
  • sslutils is a Postgres extension that allows you to generate SSL certificates.
  • Data redaction functionality allows you to dynamically mask portions of data.

For information about Postgres authentication and security features, consult the PostgreSQL core documentation, available at:

https://www.postgresql.org/docs/

introduction protecting_against_sql_injection_attacks virtual_private_database sslutils data_redaction conclusion