wordpress security

Hi there.  i am trying to secure down my wordpress site.  In my .htaccess file I have:

# protect the htaccess file
<files .htaccess>
order allow,deny
deny from all

# protect wpconfig.php
<files wp-config.php>
order allow,deny
deny from all

# disable the server signature
ServerSignature Off

# limit file uploads to 100mb
LimitRequestBody 102400000

#who has access and who doesnt
#order allow,deny
#allow from all
#deny from xx.xx.xx.xx

# Allow only my IP adress on the wp-admin directory
#AuthUserFile /dev/null
#AuthGroupFile /dev/null
#AuthName "Example Access Control"
#AuthType Basic
#order deny,allow
#deny from all
#allow from xx.xx.xx.xx

# disable/prevent directory browsing
#Options All –Indexes

#RedirectMatch 301 /([0-9]+)/([0-9]+)/([0-9]+)/(.*)$ http://www.domain.com/$4
#RewriteRule ^category/(.+)$ http://www.domain.com/$1 [R=301,L]

# temp redirect wordpress content feeds to feedburner
#<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
#RewriteEngine on
#RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} !FeedBurner    [NC]
#RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} !FeedValidator [NC]
#RewriteRule ^feed/?([_0-9a-z-]+)?/?$ http://feeds2.feedburner.com/catswhocode [R=302,NC,L]

#block referring domains
#RewriteEngine on
#RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} digg.com [NC]
#RewriteRule .* – [F]

#RewriteEngine On
#Replace ?mysite.com/ with your blog url
#RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^http://(.+.)?mysite.com/ [NC]
#RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^$
#Replace /images/nohotlink.jpg with your "don't hotlink" image url
#RewriteRule .*.(jpe?g|gif|bmp|png)$ /images/nohotlink.jpg [L]

# set the canonical url
#RewriteEngine On
#RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^http://yourdomain.com$ [NC]
#RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.yourdomain.com/$1 [R=301,L]

# protect from spam or post comments
#RewriteEngine On
#RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} .wp-comments-post.php*
#RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !.*yourdomain.com.* [OR]
#RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^$

#RewriteRule (.*) ^http://%{REMOTE_ADDR}/$ [R=301,L]

# protect maintenance page
#RewriteEngine on
#RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/maintenance.html$
#RewriteCond %{REMOTE_ADDR} !^xx.xx.xx.xx
#RewriteRule $ /maintenance.html [R=302,L]

# Set the Time Zone of the Server
SetEnv TZ America/Denver

# Compress static data
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/plain text/xml application/xml application/xhtml+xml text/javascript text/css application/x-javascript
BrowserMatch ^Mozilla/4 gzip-only-text/html
BrowserMatch ^Mozilla/4.0[678] no-gzip
BrowserMatch bMSIE !no-gzip !gzip-only-text/html

# Forcing the use of browser cache
FileETag MTime Size
<ifmodule mod_expires.c>
<filesmatch ".(jpg|gif|png|css|js)$">
ExpiresActive on
ExpiresDefault "access plus 1 year"

# Protect WordPress Blog From Script Injections 
Options +FollowSymLinks
RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} (<|%3C).*script.*(>|%3E) [NC,OR]
RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} GLOBALS(=|[|%[0-9A-Z]{0,2}) [OR]
RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} _REQUEST(=|[|%[0-9A-Z]{0,2})
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php [F,L]

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In my wp-config.php file I have:

define('FS_METHOD', 'ftpext');

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I've commented out most things in the .htaccess file because I'm sure if I need them.  Please let me know.  Or if you know of a good plugin that will generate a safe .htaccess file for my site.  Thanks!
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On my first read it seems its tight enough .
A few extra tips on linking can be picked up from here
hope that helps
Looks OK to me as well, although you didn't really explain what you're trying to protect yourself from...

Also check out Word fence.  

It scans and compares your files against the repo to make sure there are no malicious changes, protects against SQL injection, etc...

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I am going with wp better security plugin, thanks!
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