Hi Ethan,

If the user is to neither write nor use the code then why do they have access 
in the first place? Just wondering.  


> On Feb 5, 2015, at 8:24 PM, Ethan Rosenberg <erosenb...@hygeiabiomedical.com> 
> wrote:
>> On 02/05/2015 11:04 AM, Bastien Koert wrote:
>> I'm with the two Richard's on this, those users shouldn't have telnet
>> access to the host server at all. Users should be using the browser to
>> access your site.
>> Other than that, the most important thing you can do is to regularly back
>> up your code and database to another location so that if something happens
>> to the working box (and likely all tech products, its not IF its WHEN) you
>> can restore the code and database with minimal data loss
>> Bastien
>>> On Thu Feb 05 2015 at 9:39:43 AM Omar Muhsin <mrfroa...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> You forgot this one "keep the box OFFLINE ... best security" :-D
>>>> On 05-02-15 14:10, Richard Quadling wrote:
>>>> 1 - Don't allow terminal access to your box.
>>>> 2 - Use a PHP byte code encoder (IonCube, Zend Guard) - not perfect as
>>> they
>>>> can be reversed to access the code in a form.
>>>> 3 - Don't use PHP.
> ----
> Thanks to all.
> I apologize, but I did not properly define the problem I am addressing. I 
> have written code for a POS [Point Of Sale] system to be used in a store.  I 
> don't expect the store owner to play with the code.  His friends [or enemies] 
> might try. There are two logins to the computer, ethan [me] and worker.  
> Worker has to be able to access the code to use it.  He has to be blocked 
> from reading, writing or copying the code.
> How??
> Ethan
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