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Posted by Acquia Dev on Aug 17, 2015
Cross Site Scripting (XSS) is a type of injection attack that takes advantage of the dynamic nature of a web page. XSS vulnerabilities present a real and potential threat to the websites you create and manage. In fact, as of WhiteHat’s 2014 Website Security Statistics Report, XSS was the most...
Posted by Acquia Dev on Aug 14, 2015
You might think that hiding the content management system (CMS) your site is running will make it difficult for attackers to identify your site as a target when new security vulnerabilities come to light. But it turns out that hiding Drupal doesn’t actually give you a leg up in the security game...
Posted by Acquia Dev on Aug 03, 2015
When you're managing your website, keeping track of all of the updates that you may need to maintain security can feel like trying to balance on a beachball.   Never fear! We're here to catch you! (Or at least to help you not get sand in your eyes.)   Here are some common questions you may have...
Posted by Acquia Dev on Jul 27, 2015
Q. Why is Varnish recommended so often for Drupal websites? In a word – scalability. For each end user accessing the backend of your Drupal site, queries are made between the site and the site’s database, active cache, spam filter, and update service. A web page is then built dynamically and...
Posted by Acquia Dev on Jul 14, 2015
Q. I’m new to Drupal and want to know if I need to learn Composer. Is it worth the time investment to learn? A. The Drupal Association thinks Composer is a solid choice and one that complements the functionality built into their product. In fact, they’ve found Composer to be so useful that they’ve...