It being the month of September I thought I'd start to throw up some screenshots of the SilverStripe 2.1 release that will come later this month. In addition to his OpenID forum and OpenID CMS work, one of the other tributes to Markus Lanthaler is making it really easy to lock off website pages from the public, and you can set up 'lesser' administrators to edit certain regions of your site.
As requested, each page of your website will have fine-detail security options, as shown below. You can make as many security groups as you want.
If you mark a page as being visible to only certain people, it will automatically drop off your website's menus. If you directly visit the page's URL, it will present a prebuilt login screen, thereby making it really easy to set up extranets using SilverStripe.
In addition, you can mark pages as not being editable in the CMS. This means you can give partly-trusted individuals access to edit certain regions of your site. They pages they are not granted access to are visible but readonly:
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