Locking down Drupal & Managing Security Breaches
Presenter: Andy Thornton
Drupalcamp Atlanta 2011
Website security is always a concern with any project you put online. As part of your planning, it pays to have a security plan in place so you can effectively respond to any issues and minimise risk to your website and brand.
This session is for anyone running a website and and covers common security concerns, how to recover from a break in and best practices for ongoing assessment. From a small website on a shared hosting service to a dedicated server in a datacenter, having an understanding of how to manage your security policies can reduce downtime in the event of a security breach. This session is aimed at both Drupal developers and website managers.
- Overview of Common Security Issues.
- Drupal Best Practices.
- Open Source Testing Tools.
- Web Application Firewalls
- Tiger Teams.
- Planning and Policies.
- Managing a security breach.
Session attendees will have a better understanding on how to prevent security issues and how to effectively handle a security breach and minimise the effects on your website and organisation.
Andy Thornton is a Drupal Architect for Mediacurrent.com
Follow him at @BohemianPixel