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Mastering RabbitMQ by Dotan Nahum, Yusuf Aytaş, Emrah Ayanoglu

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Chapter 8. Security in RabbitMQ

In worldwide computing areas, computer security or information security, which is known as cyber security has gained more importance than ever. Gartner reported that worldwide security expenses are increased by about 9% from 2012 to 2013.

As it is crucial to secure all software systems that we have, we should secure our message brokers too. As brokers have information about many parts of the dependent components, it's almost a must to secure RabbitMQ.

In this chapter, we will talk about the general vulnerabilities of the RabbitMQ servers and how we can solve these kinds of problems. After that, we will talk about the security mechanisms in the RabbitMQ, such as access control, SASL authentication, and SSL support ...

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