can you please describe what exactly you mean by securing (SSL, permissions configuration etc.)?
There are few chapters in Reference Guide which can help you in the beginning:
Feel free to ask for more details.
Michal Vančo, Portal QA
I'm looking at how to harden it so I can host it on the internet. Making sure extraneous services aren't exposed(such as the JMX console), changing the default passwords, making sure things aren't transmitted in cleartext, etc.