How to Secure MySQL Database Server

A Default MySQL installation is completely vulnerable to attacks. MySQL installation should be made as secure as possible. This is to protect the data collections and the information maintained by the MySQL server from unauthorized or anonymous access. In This post, i will share with you on how to secure your database server with the simple configuration and wizard.

Default and unsecured MySQL database:

root password has not been set and anonymous user can access this MySQL server.

Simply run this command to secure MySQL server:

Secure MySQL database :

Above steps is not the complete solutions to secure your production MySQL server. It just only basics how-to steps from my own experiences. I highly recommend you to read through th