Six steps to secure sensitive data in MySQL

If you’re using MySQL, there are some easy things you can do to secure your systems and significantly reduce the risk of unauthorised access to your sensitive data. The most valuable asset for technology-based organisations is usually the customer or product information in their databases. And so, a critical part of database administration in such

Security and Hardening Tips for PHP

Disable sensetive functions in PHP Edit the php.ini file : sudo vi /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini Add or edit the following lines an save : disable_functions = exec,system,shell_exec,passthru,etc …… register_globals = Off expose_php = Off display_errors = Off track_errors = Off html_errors = Off magic_quotes_gpc = Off Restart Apache server. Open a Terminal and enter the following :