27 Oct 15 Ways To Harden The Security Of Your WordPress Site
“Security is not about perfectly secure systems. Such a thing might well be impractical, or impossible to find and/or maintain. What security is though is risk reduction, not risk elimination. It’s about employing all the appropriate controls available to you, within reason, that allow you to improve your overall posture reducing the odds of making yourself a target, subsequently getting hacked.” — codex.wordpress.org
Website security is often a top concern for WordPress site owners and prospects. While 26 percent of all websites on the internet are powered by WordPress, because of its popularity the CMS is often targeted by hackers. However, that doesn’t mean your site has to fall victim to malicious behavior.
While no system is 100 percent hack-proof, there are certain measures you can take to prevent a hacked WordPress site. To reduce your chances of being affected by a disastrous brute-force or DDoS attack, read below for the most important WordPress security tasks you should implement to become more proactive against potential threats.