Securing PHP

Friday, 13 August 2004, 8:48 AM EST

PHP is a popular scripting language used to create dynamic Web sites on millions of servers worldwide. Serving dynamic pages means giving users access to commands, files, and network connections on the server, opening up many potential security risks. We can reduce these risks significantly by correctly configuring the server, but programmers should also be responsible for making sure their scripts are secure.

In a previous article we looked at installing Apache in a chroot jail. This article looks at the extra steps needed to add PHP to that setup, and goes on to discuss how to run PHP securely on your server.

By Mike Peters at Linux.com

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

The evolution of backup and disaster recovery

Posted on 25 July 2014.  |  Amanda Strassle, IT Senior Director of Data Center Service Delivery at Seagate Technology, talks about enterprise backup issues, illustrates how the cloud shaping an IT department's approach to backup and disaster recovery, and more.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Mon, Jul 28th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //