WordPress has become the most popular CMS and now powers over 28% of the web. With over 60 million downloads, its popularity makes it a prime target for malicious hackers that are looking for vulnerabilities to exploit. If an attacker is able to gain unauthorized access into an insecure website, they can leverage valuable resources for malware or spam campaigns, harming a website’s visitors and reputation.
Our new guide is intended to educate WordPress administrators on basic security techniques and steps to help improve your security posture.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Sucuri Blog authored by Rianna MacLeod. Read the original post at: https://blog.sucuri.net/2017/11/new-wordpress-security-guide.html