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Securing Plone with guest star Steve M -- December Seattle Plone meeting

by Andrew Burkhalter last modified Dec 02, 2008 10:13 PM
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We have a really special treat for the final Seattle Plone meeting of 2008. Steve McMahon, of Plone Foundation, Plone Unified Installer, Plone docs team/PloneHelpCenter, and PloneFormGen fame will be joining us from Davis, CA to give our December talk.

What
  • Meeting
  • Social Event
When Dec 04, 2008
from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Where NPower Seattle
Contact Name
Contact Phone 206-393-2617
Attendees Steve McMahon
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AGENDA

Speaker

Steve McMahon

Talk

Securing Zope and Plone Against the Big, Bad Internet

Common practices for operating Zope and Plone create some unnecessary security exposure. Zope's security framework and recent Plone improvements provide a lot of coverage, but the principle of defense-in-depth requires that we also operate the service itself with the fewest possible privileges and the best possible use of firewalling and authentication tools. We hope to introduce system integrators to the basic security principles of least-privileges and defense-in-depth and show how they apply to filesystem permissions and ownership, ports and firewalls, service startup, and authentication.

 

LOGISTICS

Seattle Plone Gathering
Thursday, December 4th, 6:00 P.M. to 7:45ish P.M.

NPower Seattle
403 - 23rd Avenue South
Seattle WA

Directions at:
http://www.npowerseattle.org/about-npower/contact-us


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