Security Settings section contains the following parameters:
Use CAPTCHA for Registration forms – check this box if you want users to enter CAPTCHA code to complete the registration process;
Use CAPTCHA for Post Job/Resume forms – check this box if you want users to enter CAPTCHA code to be allowed to post Job or Resume;
Use CAPTCHA for Contact us form - check this box if you want users to enter CAPTCHA code to send an email to site administrator;
Use CAPTCHA for Tell a friend form - check this box if you want users to enter CAPTCHA code to use Tell a Friend form;
Use CAPTCHA for Contact user/Application forms - check this box if you want users to enter CAPTCHA code to send messages to other users and apply for jobs;
Use CAPTCHA for Flag Listing form - check this box if you want users to enter CAPTCHA code on Flag Listinf form;
CAPTCHA abbreviation means: Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart.
Bind session to IP address - enable this setting to ensure defense from XSS attacks.
Maximum allowed authentication attempts without captcha - here you can set the number of unsuccessfull login attempts after which the system will request a user or Admin to enter captcha. This will guard your system from spam bots and hacker attacks.
Ban web crawlers - this setting allows you to disable web crawlers to index pages on your site. This can significantly reduce the load of your site. To disable certain web crawler please enter "User Agent" used by this crawler into the text field on the right side. Use new line sign to separate several web crawlers. To turn off this setting just delete everything from that field.
Behavior With Escape HTML Tags – here you can choose HTML tags escaping strategy. There are 3 available options to select from:
Bad Word Filter - function to declare words that you do not wish to appear on the site. To specify the words system should define as 'bad' you need to input them to the 'Value' field, separating with space character.
Make sure to press the "Save" button to enable the "Bad Word Filter" and save the list of 'bad words'. Further if a user enters a 'bad' word (e.g. to the 'Title' field when posting a Job/Resume) - the system will not allow the user to save changes. Thus in order to complete posting Job/Resume or editing Profile details the user will have to remove the bad word(s).
After you selected all needed values for the parameters described above, press the “Save” button to submit the changes, also you can use the "Apply" button to save the changes and stay on the current tab.