9 Easy Steps to Improve Your WordPress Security

First of all, make sure that any and all PCs and web servers you use are kept properly secure. Make sure you’re running the most recent release of your favourite web browser, and make sure that it’s set to automatically patch. Do the same with your antivirus software and operating systems. Make sure that all authentication vectors you use have secure passwords which are changed every so often. Scan your PCs and servers for malware, frequently. Make sure you use proper firewalls- at the OS level, at the router level and at the ISP level, if at all possible. Any security holes outside of WordPress, in software and hardware you use with it, can affect the CMS itself. It’d be sad to create a really secure password for your WordPress admin account, only to find out a keylogger defeated all of your effort.

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