Four ways to keep LAMP secure

Tuesday, 18 December 2007, 2:30 AM EST

This article is about proper LAMP security practices. It's very easy to install a LAMP stack and throw up a dynamic Web site over a weekend, thanks to Linux distributions like XAMMP and Ubuntu, and thanks to the enormous popularity of the PHP (PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) scripting language. But this level of ease is not necessarily a good thing. I dislike raining on anyone's parade, but all wannabe-Web moguls need to invest some serious time and energy into learning their LAMP stacks inside out. Any Internet-exposed server requires extra attention to security, and dynamic Web servers even more so because of their complexity. The risk for collateral damage is high.

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