A Google search on internet security reveals that there are about 192 million search results. A similar search for Joomla security reveals about 11.8 million results. Whilst there are plenty of checklists, security tips and advice, it is often difficult for newcomers to website design and hosting to understand the relevance of the available advice.
Starting tomorrow we will be publishing a series of articles with the aim of explaining the issues associated with operating a Joomla! website and the rationale for the published advice.