Drupal 7 End of Life: Navigating Security Risks After D7's Sunset

2:20-2:40 PM @ Pantheon Community Center


In this talk, Allison Vorthmann of HeroDevs will tackle Drupal 7’s End of Life (EOL) and its security implications. By reviewing the notorious Drupalgeddon incident and other security-related events, she’ll emphasize the importance of security and compliance for your Drupal 7 website. She’ll then explore options for maintaining security post-EOL, including upgrading to newer Drupal versions, considering alternative platforms like Backdrop CMS, or leveraging extended support solutions. Armed with best practices and practical strategies, developers will be empowered to secure their Drupal sites against threats.