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8. Security

Phil Wicklund
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Oh, the dreaded “Access Denied” page. Security is table stakes for any configuration guide such as this one. However, security is a huge topic, so it’s important to straight away align on what is covered in this chapter, and what is intentionally not covered.
Security tries to answer questions like “who are my users?,” “how will they authenticate?,” “what are they allowed to do once they’re logged in?,” and “is my configuration hardened against attack?”
In a book focused on end users, marketers, and power users, security has a narrower focus than say, administrators. Administrators ...

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