MYSQL and Hardening Expert

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Job Description

I need someone to get my website operating and protect it from further attacks. I have been told by the hosting service that it is simply a problem inside the database because we were attacked. I have been told by my developer that I need to increase max_upload_packet = 32M in my.cnf but the hosting company wont allow.it.

The site needs to be restored. Problem explained.
Changes made to prevent this problem in the future.
Recommendations for future security issues.
Be available for future contracting regarding these sorts of issues.