Security

Ultimate Guide to the 60 Best Security Resources for WordPress

WordPress security. Oh boy, you just can’t get enough, can you? Luckily, today isn’t about teaching you something new about WordPress security. We already know what the platform’s weaknesses are and how to protect our sites from outside threats. Nope, today’s guide is going to delve into the 60 best security resources for WordPress. You can read through all of them today or you can bookmark and have them at the...

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7 Best WordPress Backup Plugins of 2017 Compared (Pros and Cons)

Let’s say disaster strikes your website. You could get in touch with your hosting company if your plan includes regular backups. But it might not be enough. Think about it: Your site goes down because a bad or incompatible plugin or theme broke it when you made the latest update. Your site goes offline and you lose access because a hacker installed ransomware on it and is now demanding payment. Your site goes down...

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9 IoT Problems to Add to Your Security Worries

Security isn't the only issue the IoT poses. Here are nine other issues to keep you up at night PHOTO: pixel2013 on pixabay Along with the wealth of opportunities the Internet of Things (IoT) promises, it also introduces a wealth of headaches.  While security issues usually top the list of concerns for enterprises entering the world of IoT, it is by no means the only problem IoT...

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17 Best WordPress Security Plugins to Keep Your Site Secure

There are a number of ways in which your site could become the victim of a security breach. Unsupported and outdated plugins and themes are one way. Weak password rules and unfettered access to WordPress is another. Hackers could also get in through your hosting server. And on and on the possibilities go. Needless to say, having a laser-eye focus on security is of the utmost importance when you’re a web...

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WordPress 4.8.3 Security Release

WordPress 4.8.3 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.8.2 and earlier are affected by an issue where $wpdb->prepare() can create unexpected and unsafe queries leading to potential SQL injection (SQLi). WordPress core is not directly vulnerable to this issue, but we’ve added hardening to prevent plugins and themes from accidentally causing a vulnerability....

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WordPress 4.8.2 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.8.2 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.8.1 and earlier are affected by these security issues: $wpdb->prepare() can create unexpected and unsafe queries leading to potential SQL injection (SQLi). WordPress core is not directly vulnerable to this issue, but we’ve added hardening to prevent plugins and themes from accidentally causing a vulnerability. Reported by...

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Is WordPress Secure? – WPMU DEV

The question of whether or not WordPress is secure is complicated. While it’s obviously a secure enough platform for roughly a quarter of all websites around the world that are powered by WordPress, it’s not without its flaws. So, who is responsible for keeping WordPress secure? Of course, some of that responsibility ultimately falls on your shoulders. That’s why it’s essential to be aware of and abide by WordPress security best...

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Cloudflare

What is Cloudflare?

CloudFlare is developed for securing and accelerating any website. The system typically works like a CDN (Content Delivery Network). However, it is designed to be considerably easier to configure and setup.

How CloudFlare Works

WordPress Website Security Checklist

WordPress Security Checklist

WordPress is among the most renowned blogging and website platforms due to its ease of use. Nonetheless, you should know that it has its fair share of problems. Because of the surging popularity of WordPress, it is often targeted by hackers who use this platform to try and inject their malicious scripts and malware. The security of your WordPress website is an essential factor as it not only protects your website but also guards the reputation of your brand.

iThemes Security Plugin for WordPress

Secure Your WordPress Site with iThemes Security

It goes without saying that you spend a lot of money and time on your website. That’s mainly because you want to be happy with every aspect of the site. One common area that most of the people invest heavily in is the security measures that protect everything they have worked so hard to establish. As far as a WordPress site is concerned, finding a suitable and dependable security plugin may...

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