Must Have Linux/Unix Server Tools: Part 2

In part one, we looked at some of the bare essentials for getting started with your new server. The following are a few others that are sometimes essential, depending on what you want to do.
Server-side Scripting – If you are going to run dynamic websites, which you almost certainly will, you will need some type […]

Common PHP Security Risks

PHP is a server-side scripting language that is among the most popular choices for web applications. Web administrators love it, and some of the world’s top websites rely on it. Because it uses server-side scripting, however, there are inherent risks involved with using it. By knowing those risks and how to deal with them, you […]

Dedicated Server Security Threats: Part 2

Unfortunately, the number of potential server security threats is too great for just one post.  The following are five more you should definitely be aware of and prepare your server to defend against.  Some of them are easy to fix, while others require thought, planning, and special software.
1. Malware – This can be just about […]