How to Enhance Your Website Security with Concrete CMS Add-Ons

How to Enhance Your Website Security with Concrete CMS Add-Ons

May 29, 2024
by jessicadunbar

Website security is more crucial than ever. On average, a website experiences 94 attacks daily and is visited by bots approximately 2,608 times a week. Ensuring your Concrete CMS website is well-protected against various cyber threats can save you from potential data breaches and malicious attacks. Concrete CMS offers a variety of add-ons designed to bolster your site's security. In this post, we’ll explore some top security add-ons.

General Security Practices

Before diving into specific add-ons, it’s important to understand some general security practices recommended by Concrete CMS:

  1. Secure Coding Guidelines: Always follow secure coding practices to prevent common vulnerabilities like SQL injection and cross-site scripting (XSS).
  2. Regular Updates and Patches: Keep your CMS and all add-ons up to date with the latest security patches and updates.
  3. Role of Add-Ons in Enhancing Security: Utilize security-focused add-ons to add extra layers of protection to your website.

For a more detailed understanding, refer to the Concrete CMS Security Overview.

Security Add-Ons

Radio Captcha


A trivial captcha that presents a human/robot choice as a radioset. Provided primarily as a convenience for testing forms.

Two Factor Login Security


Two-Step Authentication for Concrete CMS

Macareux Security Header Extended


Add security headers to mitigat specific types of cyber attacks

Friendly Captcha


GDPR-compliant bot protection solution using an innovative, user-friendly captcha system


Implementing these security add-ons on your Concrete CMS website can significantly enhance its security posture. By using tools like Radio Captcha, Two Factor Login Security, Macareux Security Header Extended, and Friendly Captcha, you can protect your site from various threats and ensure a safer environment for your users. Regularly updating these add-ons and staying informed about new security practices will help you maintain a secure and trustworthy website.

For more detailed security practices and guidelines, refer to the Concrete CMS Security Overview.


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