GUEST ESSAY: A primer on content management systems (CMS) — and how to secure them
The Last Watchdog
MAY 19, 2022
You very likely will interact with a content management system (CMS) multiple times today. For instance, the The Last Watchdog article you are reading uses a CMS to store posts, display them in an attractive manner, and provide search capabilities. Wikipedia uses a CMS for textual entries, blog posts, images, photographs, videos, charts, graphics, and “ talk pages ” that help its many contributors collaborate. Security is essential for a CMS. CMS 101.