Increase security in your blogPosted by Elizabeth Wilson on Mar 28, 2016 in Plugins | Comments Off on Increase security in your blog
Security is the biggest concern for websites developers, especially for pages that sell products or services and others related to online business. And, at the moment, no other platform is more secure than WordPress to program a website, and it is because, in addition to his security measures, WordPress offers to developers wide options in security plugins and add-ons.
To increase the security of a blog or website, there are some options, like Akismet, a free anti-spam plugin, BackWPup, to make security backup (also free), Limit Login Attempts, that limited and block an IP after several failed attempts and UpdraftPlus Backup and Restoration for WordPress. But now we are going to analyze Sucuri and BackupBuddy, two newest WordPress plugins.
Sucuri is a firewall, and as a firewall, control the access to a computer or a website. As we told, security is a big issue for websites and this WordPress plugin is a great tool to getting protection and secure your online business.
This firewall protects and monitors your website for any kind of attack (malware threats, XSS, oS or DDoS, and brute force). Hackers can’t attack your page easily with this feature. Also, this plugin helps you to optimize your website performance.
Sucuri website firewall (WAF) also support Joomla!, Drupal, Magento, Oscommerce, .Net, phpBB and Bulletin and offers development solutions, a custom configuration for companies and three plans, Basic, Pro and Business.
All plans include web application firewall, intrusion prevention, and detection system, managed audit logs, layer 7 DDOS protection, HTTO Flood protection, brute force protection, virtual patching and hardening, XSS, SQL and code injection prevention, external CDN support and one-click 2FA, captcha and password protection.
The platform cost stars in 9,99 dollars per month (Basic), 19,98 dollars per month (Pro) and 69,93 dollars per month (Business).
BackupBuddy is the best plugin to make security backup in WordPress, developed by iThemes, this plugin is the most effective and secure way to keep your information because allows you to make a secure copy in any WordPress version and send it to whenever we want: Dropbox, RackSpace, Amazon web services, an FTP server or even to an email account. You can also programs backups if you want to and download the files to your desktop computer.
With this platform, you can have a reliable backup system, export a secure backup and restore your website with a few clicks if something really ugly happens and you have to restore your website from scratch. You only upload your zip file with the security backup and activate the restoration process, in your website or in another domain, BackupBuddy also will restore and change the URL in the database.
The platform includes database-only or full backups, automatic schedules backups, 1GB free stash storage and the possibilities of excluding files & database tables and download backup files.
Both WordPress plugins make a complete and secure protection to your website from hackers and others attacks. You can neglect the power of a hack attack and use all the tools that The Internet offers.