Chapter 54. ColdFusion Security Options
As you saw in Chapter 52, “Understanding Security,” Adobe ColdFusion has an important role in application security. Security should start at the physical level (server hardware) and move up to the application level (operating system, Web server, application server, and so on). Each operating system provides fundamental access control over its resources (files, directories, and shares), and most Web servers today allow for some native method of user authentication and authorization. A well-secured application uses the inherent capabilities of the operating system and the Web server.