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Kernel-based symlink protection for all, thanks to CloudLinux

For many years web hosts have fought to provide adequate protection against a vulnerability called a “Symlink Attack”. At cPanel we prefer a kernel-based solution, and have historically provided both Apache based protection, and our Hardened Kernel to help server administrators. Last year we began discussing with CloudLinux the potential for them to offer this protection to server administrators as part of KernelCare. A few weeks ago …

Check out the cPanel University at #cPConf

Quick note from benny: We’re keeping an eye on the situation as Fort Lauderdale recovers from Hurricane Irma. We’ll continue to communicate when we have information, and will be updating the post that I made on Monday about it. Now, I hand it over to Mary…. Hello, everyone! The cPanel University team is here to fill you in on what we’ve been so excited about for the past few months, as …

Supercharge Your Plugin at cPanel Conference 2017

Quick note from benny: We’re keeping an eye on the situation as Fort Lauderdale recovers from Hurricane Irma. We’ll continue to communicate when we have information, and will be updating the post that I made on Monday about it. Now, I hand it over to Dustin…. cPanel Integrators. I’ve got a bone to pick with you about your plugins. I’m a UI developer, and this year I went to O’Reilly …

What the duck? A/B Testing at #cPConf 2017

You know that feeling of relief you get when you finish a big marketing project? You did everything right, the bosses seem satisfied, and you feel like you can kick back and relax. I remember that feeling, as it lulled me into a false sense of security. Everything seemed great, I had sorted out all of our problems, and everyone treated me like I was the company rock star. Until six months later… The honeymoon …

August 2017 Development Update

This month we spent mostly fixing bugs in version 66 and rounding out what we’re going to be able to complete in version 68. Version 66 Version 66 has rolled out to more than half of the licenses on the RELEASE tier, and is anticipated to enter the STABLE tier as soon as September 6th (If you’re not sure what the tiers are, you can read about them here). There are a lot of factors that …

PHP-FPM at #cPConf2017

Intro I am Julian Brown a Developer on Team Honey Badger, which developed and maintain the PHP-FPM system in EasyApache 4 at cPanel. I have been developing software in various industries for 30+ years and enjoy working at cPanel. I am a leader in the Boy Scouts of America (my two sons are Eagle Scouts). I have a wife, two adult sons and 3 cats. Let’s talk PHP-FPM My talk at the

cPConference 2017; 34 Days and Counting…

As of today we are just 34 short days away from the 2017 cPanel Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. You’ve seen the details on the website, and read about the venues on the blog, but if you haven’t read the talk schedule you’re missing the best part of the conference. I’m going to highlight a few of the talks I’m most excited about, and then each Wednesday up to the …

Girls in ICT at Baker College

Every year cPanel shows our support for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education in a bunch of different ways, but we don’t often talk about it. It’s incredibly important to us that we help get young people involved in technology early, and we recognize that everyone isn’t presented with the same opportunities. Besides, who can resist the delight of a child who’s learned something new? Last week I had the pleasure of meeting 60 …

Well met! Introducing Mickey.

Greetings! Hello everyone!  My name is Mickey and I’m the latest Community Manager to join the team at cPanel.  I’m incredibly excited to start and I can’t wait to meet you all. Unlike my partner benny, I’m brand new to the Web Hosting field, but I’ve been working in the online media industry for 10 years. You can find me spending most of my free time at my computer desk, playing the latest games as …

A WEIRED Recap: cPanel Conference 2016

Things got WIRED, things got WEIRD, and now another cPanel Conference is in the books! On October 3, cPanel’s developers, marketers, security professionals, and hosting thought leaders flew out to Portland for our signature conference. Hosted in a city known for its ‘weird’ culture, we made sure that we didn’t skip a beat when it came to bringing as much of the quirkiness of Stumptown into our event. Each day the exhibit floor was filled …

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