Network misconfigurations

Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) allows ingress access to Cassandra Monitoring port 7199


Databases are the placeholders for most sensitive and confidential information in an organization. Allowing inbound traffic from external IPv4 addresses to the database ports can lead to attacks like DoS, Brute Force, Smurf, and reconnaissance. It is a best practice to block public access, restrict the inbound traffic from specific addresses and make the connection secure.