From the Back Cover
Uncover threats and protect your Drupal® site with proven strategies
What is the worst-case scenario if your Web site gets attacked and the security is broken? By following the strategies in this guide, you don't have to find out. It first walks you through the vulnerabilities you'll face and the steps you should take to protect a basic Drupal site. You'll then discover how to review a module to find weaknesses and fix them. And you'll learn how to keep your site running securely by implementing more advanced techniques.
Take control of your site by learning how to:
- Prevent the common ways that Drupal gets cracked
Uncover parts of the attack surface that can expose your site
Install extra modules and configure Drupal to maintain your site's security
Control the security of your site using Drupal's API
Utilize the Drupal Access system to limit who can see specific content
Test your site with automated scanners like Grendel
Follow strategies to find, exploit, and avoid vulnerabilities
Leverage resources from the Drupal Security Team
For all the code in this book, as well as all the latest updates, visit the Web site http://crackingdrupal.com.
About the Author
Greg James Knaddison is Principal of Growing Venture Solutions and a dedicated Drupalista. As a member of the Drupal security team, Knaddison has participated in every part of the process including identifying vulnerabilities, creating fixes, testing fixes, and writing security documentation and advisories. He has also contributed modules and publishes the news site DrupalDashboard.com.