Your server is only as secure as your weakest password. As a rule of thumb, the more lengthy and complex a password, the stronger it is. Follow the best practices below for generating difficult to crack passwords. DOs DO Use Passwords of At Least Ten Characters: The more characters, the more difficult a password is…Continue reading A Quick Guide to Password Security
Once you have taken the proper precautions by updating your site, strengthening your passwords, and backing up your files, it’s time to think about a Security Plugin. There are many WordPress security plugins that can help with this task, but the options can be overwhelming. When it comes to finding the ideal security plugin for…Continue reading Utilize Security Plugins
It is impossible to guarantee your server will never be successfully hacked, which is why it is vitally important to take regular backups of your site and data. You can recover from nearly any attack if you have a solid backup solution in place.
Another popular attack vector for WordPress sites is weak passwords. Attackers often use brute-force attacks that attempt to guess passwords, an effort that is only made easier by simple, dictionary word passwords. You ultimately have the final authority on what passwords you choose. I strongly recommend, always choose a strongest password.
Regularly updating all of your existing plugins and themes is the most effective method of securing your website. This is especially important given that outdated plugins and themes are a popular attack vectors for WordPress sites. I strongly recommend updating themes and plugins whenever possible. It is possible to set at least the WordPress…Continue reading Update Your Plugins and Themes