MalCare vs Sucuri vs Wordfence vs SiteLock vs iThemes Security – A Comparison
Haven’t we all enjoyed the benefits of hosting our website on the WordPress CMS platform? With the growing number of WordPress developers and varied functionality added by its many easy-to-install plugins and themes, WordPress is a favourite platform used by over 30% of all websites.
However, we have all been guilty of neglecting the security aspect of our WordPress websites at some time or the other, haven’t we? Be it by using cheaper web hosts, weak passwords, or outdated plugins and themes; we have played our small part in making WordPress websites more vulnerable to various hacks such as malware attacks, brute force attacks, and SQL injections.
This might make you wonder on why website security is so important? Let’s start with a revealing statistic: Hackers are targeting WordPress-powered websites at the rate of 90,978 attacks in every 60 seconds!
As a website owner, that’s a very grim and worrying statistics. Luckily for you, there are plenty of free and paid WordPress security plugins available in the market today that can protect your website from a variety of online attacks. They can also quickly restore your website to normal in the event of any such calamity.
So, while selecting a WordPress security plugin, keep in mind that the plugin must be able to provide a complete security package with the following three-pronged approach, namely:
Protecting your website from malware and other infections. Clean and restore your website (if compromised) by removing the threat. Strengthen (or harden) your website from future attacks.
Now that you know what functionalities to look for in a plugin, you might contemplate which WordPress security plugin is best suited for your website? Well, you don’t need to fret and do tons of research over the subject because we’ve done that homework for you! We’ve comparedThis post was originally published on this site