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Drupal security for site administrators and beginners

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
305 Gravitek Labs

Presented by

Ben Jeavons (coltrane)
Growing Venture Solutions
Jakub Suchy (meba)
Dynamite Heads
Greg Knaddison (greggles)
Growing Venture Solutions
Configuration, Set-up & AdministrationConfiguration, Set-up & Administration
Code-free success: Manage Drupal through the User Interface.

Drupal is a powerful tool that can be configured many ways, sometimes insecurely. Knowing popular attack vectors against your site and how to protect against them is important for everyone building a Drupal site. In this session I'll discuss some ways sites get attacked and what you can do to maintain your site's security through smart configuration and how to recover should it be attacked.

About the speaker:

Ben Jeavons has been working and developing with Drupal for over three years. Ben is a member of the Drupal Security Team, the author of the Security Review module and blogs about security on

If you are interested in writing secure code and more advanced security topics be sure to check out

Experience: Beginner, Intermediate
Industry: education, entertainment, library, marketing, media, non-profit
Tags: security

At this session we released a new resource for the Drupal community - the Drupal Security Report: