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New Relic Free Tier on Acquia

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A while back Acquia dropped support for configuring the New Relic API key for applications hosted with them - hack it back into existence.


Encrypted Drupal Database Connections with Amazon RDS

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Malicious users can intercept or monitor plaintext data transmitting across unencrypted networks, jeopardising the confidentiality of sensitive data in Drupal applications. This tutorial will show you how to mitigate this type of attack by encrypting your database queries in transit.


Can You Keep a Secret? - Bucharest, 2018

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My presentation on secrets management at DrupalHackCamp 2018 in Bucharest, Romania.


HashiCorp Vault for Drupalers

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My presentation on HashiCorp Vault at DrupalHackCamp 2018 in Bucharest, Romania.


Securing Drupal: Storing API Tokens in Lockr

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As seen in the recent Uber hack, storing secrets such as API tokens in your project repository can leave your organisation vulnerable to data breaches and extortion. This tutorial demonstrates a simple and effective way to mitigate this kind of threat by leveraging Key module to store API tokens in remote key storage.


Can You Keep a Secret? - Auckland, 2017

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My presentation on secret management at DrupalSouth 2017 in Auckland, NZ.


Speaking at DrupalSouth 2017 in Auckland

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I'll be giving an introduction to secret management, and a number of recipes to leverage amazing tools like Hashicorp Vault in your Drupal projects.


Performance: Not an Afterthought

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My presentation on Drupal application and hosting performance at DrupalSouth 2015.


Attending Drupal Down Under 2012!

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In a little over a week Drupal Down Under 2012 will commence in Melbourne!


Accessing and using Drupal.settings properties in Selenium tests

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A quick-and-dirty method for assigning Drupal.settings properties into Selenium variables.