WordPress and Joomla are fastest growing and best CMS in the market, and web developers are taking security vulnerabilities very seriously. But still we as a site owner and developer have to pay attention on security related issues from our end and have to place some hack proof locks on our sites with the help of few best available Security plugins and extensions.
Security is all about understanding the compromise between the value of an “asset” to be protected (a website in this case) and the cost (in terms of time, effort and money) of maintaining a defense mechanism as well as recovering from possible threats. Protect your website against XSS, RFI, CRLF, CSRF, Base64, Code Injection and SQL Injection hacking attempts.
Finally effective ways to thwart the best efforts of hackers; Keep Your Versions Updated and Lock Down Your File Permissions.
Popular WordPress Security Plugins:
- https://wordpress.org/plugins/ninjafirewall/ Highly Recommended
- https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordfence/ Highly Recommended
- https://wordpress.org/plugins/sucuri-scanner/ Highly Recommended
Joomla Guied and Extensions
- http://docs.joomla.org/Security_Checklist/You_have_been_hacked_or_defaced (must read)