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[Discuss] Wiki Security Risk

On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 05:20:00PM -0500, David Kramer wrote:
> if "it's not exposed to the world" is known to be a true statement, then
> what is he concerned about?
> I will say that MediaWiki *is* very hard to lock down  if that statement
> is not known to be true.  Most wikis fall into one of two camps:
> "Information wants to be free and that's what wikis are for so why would
> you want to lock it down?" and "Today's internet is a scary place and
> even wikis need access control".  There's not much in the middle.
> I LOVE Foswiki for many reasons, but very high on the list is that it
> has full user/group authorizations at the system level, the wiki  level,
> and at the page level.

And you can also easily configure it to allow anybody who can
see it to create an account and edit pages, which is useful when
it's all locked down from the public eye.


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