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Category: Security

Why Using Legacy PHP Versions Makes Your Website Vulnerable

PHP is a widely-used rapidly-evolving scripting language. After over a decade without any significant upgrades to the language, PHP 7 made its debut in December 2015. Recent years have witnessed the adoption of a very definite and consistent release process scheme with a new version coming out every fall, previous versions falling to maintenance support, critical security issues only support and its infamous End of Life (EOL) title, on a regular, predictable schedule.…

An in-depth Dive into the World of the Content Security Policy (CSP)

Cybersecurity until recently has been a very underground topic. Most people took it for granted, but as we see a rise in website production, many are starting to realize it is something we should consider before banging our chests impenetrable. Following the vibe of the National Cybersecurity Month, October, which we have an extensive take on, this post, part of our Security series, is aimed to bring attention to a new feature which will surely be of great benefit in the upcoming years.…

Security Hardening Essentials to Keep Your Site Safe

A significant part of the website development practice is always keeping in mind that security is not something you can simply buy off the shelf at your local convenience store. When it comes to website security, there are a lot of things you can do to lock down your site to prevent hackers and vulnerabilities from affecting your business or personal website. Because after all, the last thing you want to happen is to wake up one morning to discover your site in a total mess.…