503 – Checking in on WordPress Security in 2021

Announcements

Checking in on WordPress Security in 2021

Action Items:

  • Use a strong password in WordPress and different passwords on every site
  • Install a WordPress security plugin, like iThemes Security or WordFence
  • Enable WordPress two-factor authentication
  • Keep WordPress and your themes and plugins updated
  • Work with your host to make sure your file permissions are correct
  • Run regular malware scans with sucuri.net
  • Have an automated backup running
  • Lock down the number of unsuccessful login attempts with Limit Login Attempts