Then if they are that concerned then they should seek advice from those professionals or not install the software.
You cannot abdicate your responsibility for complying with the local laws appertaining to running a website (be it phpBB or not) to the software provider(s).
Do you check on the operating system(s) the programming language(s) and everything else that is required to make a website work?
That has nothing to do with Privacy - and phpBB is up to date with security which is taken seriously.heinrich_k wrote: ↑Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:57 pmIf one is to install a board software like phpBB, one can reasonably expect that it is reasonably up-to-date on current security and and programming practices. And the community that creates the software should probably have an interest in providing a reasonably safe and secure software, too.
Before installing software on a server do you check that the server is secure and not going to leak your data?