7 WordPress Security & Firewall Plugins

by June 5, 2016 0 comments

The WordPress is a very popular CMS to build almost any type of website. That’s why it becomes an apple of hackers eyes.  In this article, I will discuss various type security plugins offer a wide range of feature to make your website secure from known threats.

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1 All In One WP Security & Firewall

All In One WP Security & Firewall is another popular WordPress security plugin to check vulnerabilities in your WordPress website. It protects against brute force login attack and lockdown website against any  brute force attack. It detects if a user tries to save a weak password and forces him/her to use a strong password. It also monitors the account activity of all users and keeps track of username, IP and login date time.

It adds a web application firewall to your website and enables 5G Blacklist to prevent various attacks. It denies bad query strings, prevents XSS, CSRF, SQL injection, malicious bots and other security threats.

It also has a security scanner keep eyes on your WordPress system  to detect malicious code in your WordPress website. It blocks and protects your blog from comment spam.

Download All In One WP Security & Firewall

2. WordFence

It is one of the most popular WordPress security plugins that keep your website secure from malware infections. Wordfence Scan leverages the same proprietary feed, alerting you quickly in the event your site is compromised. Their Live Traffic view gives you real-time visibility into traffic and hack attempts on your website. A deep set of additional tools rounds out a complete WordPress security solution available.

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3. BulletProof Security

BulletProof Security is another popular WordPress security plugin that takes care of various things. It adds firewall security, database security, login security and more. It comes with four-click setup interface. Just activate this plugin and then relax. It will take care of your website.

Download BulletProof Security

4. Sucuri Security

Sucuri Security is the security plugin for WordPress. This plugin is from the popular website security and auditing company Sucuri. This plugin offers various security features like security activity auditing, file integrity monitoring, malware scanning, blacklist monitoring, and website firewall.  It protects your website from DOS attack, Zero Day Disclosure Patches, brute force attacks and other scanner attacks.

Download Sucuri Security

5. iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security)

iThemes Security offers 30+ ways to secure and protect your WordPress website. It stops automated attacks and protects your website  from various security holes in your website.

It tracks registered users’ activity and adds two-factor authentication, import/export settings, password expiration, malware scanning, and various other things.

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6. Acunetix WP SecurityScan

Acunetix WP Security Scan is the WordPress security plugin by Acunetix. Acunetix is a well-known company in web application security.  It offers file permission security, version hiding, admin protection, removing WP generator tag from source, and database security. It removes various information from the source code of the page which can be used in the information gathering process before attacks.

Download Acunetix WP SecurityScan

7. 6Scan Security

6Scan Security is a good protection  plugin for your WordPress site. It can protect your website from hackers.

It has a security scanner against SQL injection, Cross Site Scripting, CSRF, Directory traversal, a Remote file including, DOS attack and other OWASP top ten security vulnerabilities.

Download 6Scan Security

 

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