Chapter 5. Security and Traceability

Security is one of the biggest concerns in systems nowadays. The amount of information leaked from big companies is worrying, especially because 90% of the information leaks could be mended with very small actions by the software developers. Something similar happens with the logging of events and the traceability of errors. No one really pays too much attention until someone requests the logs that you don't have in order to audit a failure. In this chapter, we will discuss how to manage security and logging so that our system is safe and traceable, with the help of the following topics:

  • Infrastructure logical security: We will discuss how to secure our software infrastructure in order to provide the industry ...

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