What are some best practices for managing and deploying web app passwords and private keys? E.g. the password to access a database or external services like the Facebook API. I'm referring generally ...
I'm running a server of which I protected the BIOS with a password. One doesn't have to enter this password before booting, but before entering the BIOS setup. I just did this from routine. However, ...
Restarting nginx with Jenkins or Phing - is it safe to allow Jenkins to run sudo without prompt for password
I am implementing the recommendations from Integrating PHP projects with Jenkins for my own PHP projects. I have created a jenkins user in my ubuntu 12.10 server. I used Phing as my build tool and I ...
If a website allows another person to get a list of the site's users passwords, how likely is it that the passwords are stored in cleartext?
We had an incident where some of our managers were given passwords for the people they supervise using a particular company website. Ostensibly it was done so the managers could check in on the users ...