[Pauldotcom] Open Source CMS Products
grecs at novainfosecportal.com
Sat Jun 12 18:36:44 UTC 2010
There are the usual suspects (e.g., WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, ...).
Each has their own pros/cons when it comes to security. Trying to
figure out which one is more security is like the ongoing debate of
Windows vs. Mac security. There is no right answer.
If you want to focus just on writing and not worry if you site is
going to get hacked, I'd recommend going with one of their hosted
services (e.g., WordPress.com). That way you don't have to worry about
security updates. Updates can be a huge pain ... because you are
always thinking "is updating to the next version going to hose my
site". With a hosted solution you don't have to worry about any of
that. If something happens they fix it ... and you can continue on
focusing on writing and not being a website admin. But if being a
website admin is your thing, go for it.
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Quoting Michael Allen <sector876 at gmail.com>:
> Hi All,
> Any thoughts on which CMS product has the best security record? If you had
> to recommend one which would you recommend?
> I know Joomla gets hammered a lot. Or should I forget Open Source and go
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