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Joomla! E-Commerce with VirtueMart by Suhreed Sarkar

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Auditing and hardening security

For any web application, security is of great importance, especially for applications like online shops. Joomla! has a track record of being secure, however, administrators still need to be vigilant. The administrators of any Joomla! web site should regularly audit its security and take necessary actions whenever needed. From time to time, the Joomla! community releases security patches and updates, which need to be applied to your site.

VirtueMart works within the security context of Joomla!, and security concerns related to Joomla! also apply to VirtueMart.

There are a few tools for auditing and hardening security in Joomla!. We are going to learn about Joomla! Tools Suite: JTS Components and JTS Snapshot, and GuardXT. ...

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