RU330 · Self paced

Redis security

A complete course in Redis Security covering access control, data protection and encryption, secure Redis architectures, and secure deployment techniques.

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What you’ll learn

Learn everything you need to know about Redis Security. The course focuses on access-control, data encryption, and secure deployment practices.

Why security matters

Database security is more than important than ever. For a long time, Redis had only the most basic security features. The release of Redis 6 delivered greatly improved security, adding support for SSL and ACLs. Redis Enterprise will support all of these features, plus quite a few more.

Course Outline

Week 1

  • ACLs and RequirePass
  • Protected Mode
  • Command blocking
  • BIND command
  • Deployment best practices

Week 2

  • Access Control
  • Authorization
  • Roles in Redis Enterprise Cluster Manager

Week 3

  • TLS and Cipher Suites
  • Signed Certificates
  • Internode Encryption
  • Security Architectures
  • Security in Redis vs. Redis Enterprise

Week 4

  • Final Exam
Course Number
January 23, 2024
March 07, 2024
Estimated Effort
~ 2 hours per week


RU330 has no course prerequisites. You don’t even need a background in security. However, we assume that students already understand:

  • Basic Linux administration
  • Basic Python (optional)

Software Requirements

  • Web Browser: Firefox 39.0+ or Chrome 43+
  • Operating System: Mac OS X 10.7+ 64-bit, Ubuntu 14.04+ 64-bit, or Windows 10
  • Access to, and
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Instructor Jamie Scott

Jamie Scott was Senior Product Manager for security at Redis.

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Instructor Kyle Banker

Kyle Banker is the Senior Director of Field Engineering at Redis. He’s worked extensively in data engineering, is enthusiastic about data stores and distributed systems, and is passionate about explaining technology as clearly as possible.

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Make it official

Become a Redis-certified developer when you complete this program.

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