As a group, there are several things Dallas JUG members do to ensure the security of their Joomla sites.  If you have ideas and best practices that are not on this list, please let us know about them! 

General Best Practices

These best practices are not limited to just Joomla sites

  • SSL
  • Two-factor authentication
  • CPanel
    • PHP versions and provisioning
    • Email
    • HTTP/2
  • Google Analytics Re
  • Regular updates & backups

 

Security & Firewalls for your Joomla site

There are several good free and paid options for adding security to your Joomla site.  Here are some of our favorites:

 

Keep up with Joomla Security News

You can read about the latest patches on the Joomla Developers site:
https://developer.joomla.org/security-centre.html

The top section has links for subscribing to security alerts and notifications from the Joomla team.