10 Best WordPress Security Plugin for 2014

Just like you take care of the security of your house you need to take care of the security of your WordPress website. A WordPress website is a lot similar to your house. You keep a lot of valuable things in your house, similarly you publish a lot of valuable content on your WordPress website. You don’t want someone to mess around with your valuable content. This post provides you with the list of the best WordPress security plugins in 2014 to make your WordPress website secure and free of viruses.

1. Wordfence Security

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Wordfence Security comes with the ability to detect viruses, offers a firewall, an advance IP blocker and many more security features. It even has a built in caching feature which claims to increase the speed of a website by 50 times. It is a great plugin to increase the security of your WordPress website. Visit Plugin Page

2. BulletProof Security

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BulletProof Security has a built in firewall which claims to protect a website against 100,000’s different hacking attacks. The plugin also comes with the ability to do a Database back up. Offers features such as Login security alerts and Database prefix changer. Visit Plugin Page

3. iThemes Security (WP Security)

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iThemes Security formerly known as WP Security is one of the best WordPress security plugin available today. Changing the URL’s of the dashboard and login areas, completely turning off the ability to login for a given time period, changing wp-content path and displaying a random version number for non administrative users are just a few excellent features which the plugin has to offer. Visit Plugin Page

4. WP Security Audit Log

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WP Security Audit Log is one a kind WordPress security plugins. It lets you monitor your WordPress website and helps you identity issues before they become a security problem. You get notified every time a user is created, user changes role, user adds or delete a plugin or a widget, user creates a new post. Basically it keeps tracks of each and every thing happening on your WordPress website. Visit Plugin Page

5. All In One WP Security & Firewall

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All In One WP Security & Firewall helps to add some extra security and firewall to your site by using your security plugin that enforces a lot of good security practices. These practices include Database security, user registration security, .htaccess and wp-config.php file backup and many more. Visit Plugin Page

6. Acunetix WP Security

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Acunetix is a great WordPress security plugin which helps secure your WordPress website and suggests corrective measures for your website. The plugin checks for security vulnerabilities and suggests actions such as changing passwords, file permissions, Database security, Version hiding and many more. Visit Plugin Page

7. 6Scan Security

6Scan Security

This is the best WordPress plugin to prevent your WordPress website against hacking attempts. The plugin has a built in automatic security scanner which finds and protects against SQL Injection, Cross-site scripting, Directory traversal,  remote file inclusion and several Dos conditions. Visit Plugin Page

8. Centrora Security

Centrora Security

It is a new plugin which comes with firewall security to protect your WordPress website from attacks and hacks. The built in security scanner helps to identify any security risks, virus, SQL injection and other security vulnerabilities. Visit Plugin Page

9. WordPress File Monitor Plus

WordPress File Monitor Plus

The WordPress plugin monitors your WordPress website for added/deleted/modified files. Whenever a change is detected an email alert is sent to the specified email address. An alert is also show in the WordPress Dashboard in case the email fails to be sent. Monitoring of changes in a file is based on file hast, time stamp and file size. Visit Plugin Page

10. AntiVirus

AntiVirus

It is a useful plugin that scans your themes and plugins for malicious injections automatically every day. The plugin notifies you with alerts though the admin bar in case a virus in detected and also does the cleaning up after plugin/theme removal. Visit Plugin Page

Did you find the post helpful ? Did I miss one of your favorite plugins please Comment below. You might also want to take a look at Top WordPress Plugins for 2014

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1 Response

  1. Angie says:

    Which one do you find is the best to use for this? I have only used the Antivirus. I would have to say that I was pleased with it somewhat. Can you use more than one of these at a time to double protect you?
    I would think that wordpress file Monitor Plus would be a good one to have since it sends an email if it senses any changes. I like that idea and think that it would prevent a lot from happening.

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