From the and-now-to-something-completely-different dept. Yes, this article has got nothing to do with RES technology, as this is my account of how what can happen if you don’t take precautions to protect your WordPress blog, how it can ruin your day, what to do and how to prevent it from happening again.
I do recognize that there are varying degrees of attacks from the occasional comment spam, over the spamlink hacking that I’ve been dealing with, to a complete site takeover/takedown. Spending two sleepless nights learning the in’s and out’s of WordPress security, wasn’t my idea of fun, so in order to spare other fellow RES Community bloggers from having to learn from scratch, here’s my experiences, which you hopefully can benefit from before it’s too late: Read more »
From the spring cleaning dept. Ever got frustrated with having a Global Authorized File list which is a mile long? Been wanting to break down your appguard and read-only blanketing security into more manageable chunks? Then this article is for you. It will show you a very slick way of organizing security authorizations using blank/empty applications as placeholders and how you can easily move security settings inbetween them. Note the moving is a PowerFuse 2010 feature.
The article contains a nice buildingblock for you to try out also.
Click here to view the RG026 article.
A new technote has been added to the Technote library. This one is a hands-on how to work with the RES Security models. There has been a bit of confusion how these work. For example, what is the difference between authorizing an application on global level, versus on the individual application. This article will also help you get a grip on what you need to do in order to go from test into production with PowerFuse. Finally we discuss what is needed to do on an ongoing basis to handle change management (new apps) in the PowerFuse environment, once the security is locked down.
Go read the article here