Securing a Drupal installation

Drupal security is a very large topic, and we would be hard pushed to attempt to cover the whole subject in one recipe! However, what we will do in this recipe is put in place some basic security checks as a security starting point.

Getting ready

To complete this recipe, install and enable the following module:

You will also need to have an account on Drupal.org for subscribing to the Security announcements.

How to do it...

In this short recipe we will first run the Security review to identify any vulnerabilities on the site; we will then subscribe to Drupal's security announcements newsletter:

  1. Select Reports from the admin menu, then select Security review.
  2. Select Run checklist ...

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