WordPress is one of the best CMS (content management system) that provides effective platform for blogging, millions of bloggers are using wordpress for their blogs because wordpress is open source and provides a lot of different features that makes blogging fun and informative.The best feature that wordpress has is a plugins, you can find different plugins for different purposes like there are some plugins for advertisement, some for comment, guest blogging plug-ins and more.
Security of any website and blog is the main concern and you are running a wordpress blog than you must use some wordpress plugins to make your wordpress blog bullet proof, there are various tips for securing a wordpress blog are available but in this article I will discuss some plug ins that makes a wordpress blog secure.
The best tool to measure the security of a wordpress blog.WP security scan, scan the entire blog to find the vulnerabilities like database security, passwords and admin security. It will give suggestion against a vulnerability. It will hide the version of a blog so that you can secure your blog from the available exploits.
It offers encryption technique that increase the security of the log in process by using RSA cryptography. It uses public and private key to encrypt password that cannot easily be decrypt. If SSL is not available than admin must use Semisecure plug in to remain secure from sniffing.
Secure socket layer (SSL) give an extra level of protection from the attack like sniffing on the network, introduction to SSL has a great effort for the readers. Admin SSL works on both private and shared SSL connection, in on any page if password is needed than this plug in encrypt the password into hashes so it is best practice to secure admin area.
If you feel that some intruder continuously trying to access the admin area of your blog than some action is needed, it is recommended to use IP Ban plug in to ban this intruder. Returns ‘Page Not Found’ 404 error message for IP’s visiting your blog specified in the IP Ban option on the Discussion Options page.
This plug in adds some multilayer of security, This plugin doesn’t control WordPress or mess with your database, instead it utilizes fast, tried-and-true built-in Security features to add multiple layers of security to your blog. The plug in is just a firewall and behind this firewall your blog still secure from hackers.
Antivirus plug in for wordpress gives some advance features to protect your blog from exploits and spam injection, have you ever think about code injection hacking technique or cross site scripting technique? Than use this plug in to clean your blog from viruses and miscellaneous codes.
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