2020 saw an escalation in the volume, intensity, and tempo of cyber attacks against critical information systems. In Australia, data breaches cost $3.9m on average. Globally, ransomware cost $20B+.
One contributing factor is how we build systems to handle data about our users. No matter if you're using SQL or NoSQL — you're likely still using many of the same techniques from the advent of the web to read and write data.
The last five years have seen big leaps in how developers are designing and building APIs. What if we apply those same techniques to databases? What sort of security improvements can we unlock?