Some Free Plugins for Securing your Blog
Security is an area when you are starting is something you should really consider. There are hackers and spammers that can ruin your experience. You will waste time getting rid of spam posts that need to be purged daily. If you are just starting it may seem that you are getting real comments on the Blog and time will be wasted .
Below is a review Podcast of some of the security plugins available. I found. It is a little old but it provides a very good overview of the free plugins available. It shows the good the basic and also gives a fair review of the issues.
Some good advice here. One thing especially the advice on backing up your Blog. It is simple once you know how. The Podcast is not mine , just some information that everyone should take note of.