Day in day out, hackers are finding loopholes in websites. If care is not taken, you might be a victim of these hackers. So to prepare and avoid this threat, make sure you take good care of your WordPress blog. I have written on 10 Ways to Secure Your WordPress Blog, you need to read it if you have not. But today, I will be showing you four security plugins you can install to secure your WordPress blog.
Below are the listed recommended security plugins to use on your blog:
1. Secure WordPress Plugin
Secure WordPress plugin beefs up the security of your WordPress installation by removing error information on login pages, adds index.html to plugin directories, hides the WordPress version and much more. It also blocks any bad queries that could be harmful to your WordPress website.
2. WP Security Scan Plugin
This plugin checks your WordPress blog for any security vulnerabilities and will suggest some corrective actions to make sure your passwords, file permissions and database are secure. It also takes care of your WordPress admin and ensure it is secure as well.
3. Limit Login Attempts Plugin
Limit Login Attempts plugin limits the number of login attempts on your blog. It blocks any attempt to login after a specific limit of retries is reached, therefore, making a brute-force attack difficult.
4. BulletProof Security Plugin
The plugin is designed to be a fast, simple and one click security plugin that creates, copies, renames, moves or writes to the provided BulletProof Security .htaccess master files. It protects both your Root website folder and wp-admin folder with .htaccess website security protection, as well as providing additional website security protection.
I recommend this security plugins because I use them personally. Although, hacking can not be 100% prevented, but we can still try to prevent it with all we can. Hence, these top four security WordPress plugins which can beef up our blog security.