Four Ways to Keep LAMP Secure

Tuesday Dec 18th 2007 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

"Yes, it's fast and easy to throw up a LAMP-based server. The hard part is keeping it secure. Here are four things to consider, starting with PHP: Do you even need it?"

[From Enterprise Networking Planet]

The Apache HTTP server has a great security record, at least when it runs on Linux or any proper Unix-type operating system. But plain old static read-only Web sites are an endangered species; now we have all this LAMP guff (Linux, Apache/Lighttpd, MySQL/PostgreSQL/SQLite, Python/PHP/Perl/Ruby) powering dynamic Web sites, which may or may not represent progress.

The article continues at http://www.enterprisenetworkingplanet.com/netsecur/article.php/3716996

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