DevCon 2015: What Would I Find if I Conducted a Security Audit of Your FileMaker System? - Steven Blackwell

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Steven Blackwell (Management Counseling Services)

Session Description

FileMaker Platform security vulnerabilities usually stem from one or more of four sources. Over a decade and a half of auditing systems reveals commonly found configuration errors that make the system vulnerable to compromise of the data and the files. This session will specifically examine those vulnerabilities and describe how to use the tools that the FileMaker Platform provides to close them and to protect your files.

What you should know

Basic understanding of the FileMaker Platform, including FileMaker Server and Accounts and Privilege Sets in files. An understanding of scripting is also beneficial.

Products & Technologies

  • FileMaker Pro
  • FileMaker Advanced
  • FileMaker Server
  • FileMaker Go
  • FileMaker WebDirect

What You Will Learn

  • Vulnerabilities specific to the FileMaker environment commonly found in FileMaker Platform design and deployment
  • The implications of those vulnerabilities
  • Four tools the FileMaker Platform provides to help you protect your files
  • How to close these vulnerabilities


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