CMS Security Handbook: The Comprehensive Guide for WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and Plone Paperback – Apr 26 2011
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From the Back Cover
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
About 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.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
All forms included do easiest the job, and offer a place to start.
Recommended for pro users, or novices want improve.
Unfortunately, this field moves fast enough that by the time a book is published, it is already obsolete. The versions of Joomla, Plone and WordPress he covers in this book are now dangerous to run and much of the advice he offers is now obsolete, as well.
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