CMS Security Handbook: The Comprehensive Guide for WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and Plone [NOOK Book]

Overview

Protect your business. Protect your customers. Here's how:

Websites built on open source Content Management Systems (CMSs) are uniquely vulnerable. If you are responsible for maintaining one, or if you are the executive or business owner in charge of approving IT budgets, you need to know what's in this book. Here's the lowdown on very real security threats, how attacks are carried out, what security measures you need to take, and how to ...

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

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Overview

Protect your business. Protect your customers. Here's how:

Websites built on open source Content Management Systems (CMSs) are uniquely vulnerable. If you are responsible for maintaining one, or if you are the executive or business owner in charge of approving IT budgets, you need to know what's in this book. Here's the lowdown on very real security threats, how attacks are carried out, what security measures you need to take, and how to compile a disaster recovery plan. Don't wait. Your business may depend on the action you take.

  • Learn what to look for in a hosting company

  • Examine your website through the eyes of a hacker

  • Explore the many tools that help you assess system vulnerabilities

  • Discover ways to prevent problems before they start

  • Know what steps you can take to protect your server from attack

  • Create a workable disaster recovery plan

  • Develop an IT security policy that can be implemented and followed

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118091760
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/31/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 456
  • File size: 14 MB
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Meet the Author

Tom Canavan is a computer industry professional whose career goes from the mainframe era to the cloud. He is recognized as one of the very few top security experts in the CMS space, and was a keynote speaker and featured presenter at CMS Expo 2010 on CMS security.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1 Introduction to CMS Security and Operations.

Chapter 2 Choosing the Right Hosting Company.

Chapter 3 Preventing Problems Before They Start.

Chapter 4 Baselining Your Existing Website.

Chapter 5 Hardening the Server Against Attack.

Chapter 6 Establishing a Workable Disaster Recovery Plan.

Chapter 7 Patching Process.

Chapter 8 Log Review.

Chapter 9 Hack Recovery.

Chapter 10 Wireless Networks.

Chapter 11 Information Security Policy and Awareness.

Appendix A Security Tools, Port Vulnerabilities, and Apache Tips.

Appendix B Acronyms and Terminology.

Index.

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