In March 2016, Google reported that more than 50 million website users have been warned about a website they’re visiting may contain malware or steal information.
- Furthermore, Google blacklists around 20,000 websites for malware and around 50,000 for phishing each week.
If your website is a business, then you need to pay extra attention to your WordPress security.
WordPress might be the best CMS around but it’s not perfect. If you are using WordPress and have a laid back approach regarding security, then you are walking on thin ice. A website on WordPress is, surprisingly, easily compromised. There are many loopholes that hackers are well aware of and, believe me, they do not waste a good opportunity to screw your website to the core.
10 Best WordPress Security Plugins in 2018.
|Wordfence Security||4.8 / 5||2+million|
|Sucuri Security||4.5 / 5||300,000+|
|All-In-One WP Security & Firewall||4.8 / 5||600,000+|
|BulletProof Security||4.6 / 5||90,000+|
|iThemes Security||4.7 / 5||800,000+|
|WP Antivirus Site Protection||2.5 / 5||6000+|
|Google Authenticator – Two-Factor Authentication||4.6 / 5||10,000+|
|Vaultpress||4.4 / 5||90,000+|
|Block Bad Queries||5 / 5||80,000+|
Be Proactive About Your WordPress CMS’ Protection!
Protecting your WordPress website should be your first priority and without security plugins, it can prove to be a real challenge. Having a lenient approach towards website security is nothing short of foolishness. The content on your website is a result of your hard work and the people working with you. It’s obviously sad to see it go down the drain in a matter of minutes.
A proactive approach in this scenario is the wiser option and the first step is to install a WordPress security plugin. The plugins mentioned in this article are guaranteed to protect your website against all types of malware and attacks.