How You Can Protect the Login Page in WordPress

How You Can Protect the Login Page in WordPress

Web Security should be an abiding and ongoing concern for all websites. No matter what precautions you've taken, there is always room for improvement. This is because there is no such thing as foolproof security. Add to that, hackers are on the prowl 24x7, and so you've got to be on the guard constantly. Hosting, weak passwords, older versions of WordPress,…

6 Tips to Help Secure Your WooCommerce Website

6 Tips to Help Secure Your WooCommerce Website

Here's something you already know: keeping your e-commerce secure is a vital part of running your online business. If you don't keep customer data safe during and after the transaction, they're much less likely to do business with you again. But technology, especially security technology, is constantly changing, which can make it hard for business owners to keep up. Fortunately,…

iThemes Security Pro Plugin Suite – Beef Up Your WordPress Security

iThemes Security Pro Plugin Suite – Beef Up Your WordPress Security

Website security is always a hot topic, especially since you never really can be too secure. WordPress is used by 25% of all websites which is great, but it also makes WordPress a target for hackers. So step up your game, and beef up your website security with a few easy steps. We'll show you why and how to secure your…

How to Recover a Hacked WordPress Site

How to Recover a Hacked WordPress Site

A couple of days ago, I did something I normally try to avoid; I took to social media to rant. This was after I received a disheartening message via email, which prompted me to contact my web host, but the tech support did everything but help matters, hence the need to air dirty linen on Twitter. Being who I am,…

5 Default Security Threats in WordPress and How to Fix Them

5 Default Security Threats in WordPress and How to Fix Them

WordPress is a massively popular, completely open source piece of software. The great thing about that security-wise, is that there is a huge community that work with it, who are able to discover bugs as well as security risks quicker than one might with an in-house CMS solution. (It's hard to find out about weaknesses when one way to find…

How To Secure Your WordPress Blog, Helpful Tips For Any User

How To Secure Your WordPress Blog, Helpful Tips For Any User

It's always all fun and games until you can't login to your beloved WordPress website because the bad guys took over. All fun and games until somebody gets hacked, loses access to the WordPress admin dashboard and hell breaks loose. Your moods take the first hit. They quickly dampen when you discover you've been dethroned. It's hurting and frustrating to…

HTTPS & WordPress – Do You Really Need It?

HTTPS & WordPress – Do You Really Need It?

The Internet isn’t a very safe place for confidential talk. There are thousands of prying eyes waiting to leech your personal information – your street address, your phone number, and your credit card information. That’s why most companies use the Secure HTTP (HTTPS) protocol when processing confidential tasks. Today we’re going to talk about HTTPS and debate on whether we…