4 reasons not to use mod_security

Thursday, 24 July 2008, 12:18 PM EST

mod_security provides many options for validating URLs, URIs, and application data. You are, essentially, implementing a custom web application firewall using configuration directives.

If you're on this path then you probably agree that a web application firewall is a good thing, so why would I caution against using mod_security? Read on to find out.

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