Honeycomb Blog

Security and Observability: Join the Secure Tenancy Beta

We know data security matters to our users; many of you have been asking for security features for Honeycomb, and we’ve been working on it. We’re pleased to announce that we recently launched a beta Program for our new Secure Tenancy (patent pending) functionality, and we’re inviting interested folks to participate. How does it work? Honeycomb Secure Tenancy provides two options to address your security/compliance requirements while delivering access to the fine-grained observability that you need. Both options make use of a Honeycomb Secure Proxy running in your infrastructure. No plaintext data ever traverses Honeycomb’s infrastructure and the Honeycomb UI…

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Security Through Observability

Observability is great for understanding the ramifications of your system. In brief, massively distributed application stacks demand more sophisticated tools than traditional metrics/monitoring, because engineers must be able to ask new questions and get new answers when the system surprises them. User happiness is the ultimate consequence of the systems we build, and as Charity is fond of saying (and as people are fond of quoting her): "Nines don't matter if users aren't happy." Put this on your whiteboard. https://t.co/eMiyKxPEoZ — John Arundel (@bitfield) October 19, 2017 Now, what happens when those ramifications potentially include the actions of malicious outsiders?…

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