CMS Security Handbook: The Comprehensive Guide for WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and Plone

Open Source Software certainly does have the potential to be more secure than its closed source counterpart. But make no mistake, simply being open source is no guarantee of security.

Learn how to secure Web sites built on open source CMSs (Content Management Systems)

Web sites built on Joomla!, WordPress, Drupal, or Plone face some unique security threats. If you’re responsible for one of them, this comprehensive security guide, the first of its kind, offers detailed guidance to help you prevent attacks, develop secure CMS-site operations, and restore your site if an attack does occur. You’ll learn a strong, foundational approach to CMS operations and security from an expert in the field.

• More and more Web sites are being built on open source CMSs, making them a popular target, thus making you vulnerable to new forms of attack
• This is the first comprehensive guide focused on securing the most common CMS platforms: Joomla!, WordPress, Drupal, and Plone
• Provides the tools for integrating the Web site into business operations, building a security protocol, and developing a disaster recovery plan
• Covers hosting, installation security issues, hardening servers against attack, establishing a contingency plan, patching processes, log review, hack recovery, wireless considerations, and infosec policy
CMS Security Handbook is an essential reference for anyone responsible for a Web site built on an open source CMS.