TECHIE BITS
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR WORDPRESS SITE

POINTS OF VULNERABILITY
Web Hosting Security Breach
Out-of-date WordPress
Unsafe Plugins & Themes
Brute Force Password Attack
Weak Passwords
Old Files Lurking On Web Server
File Permissions

hecked-www-domain-windowHOSTING CONSIDERATIONS
Connection Speed
Control & Options
Service & Support
Security & Monitoring
Backup Solutions
Server Type
Price Point

SAFE PLUGINS & THEMES
Research the Author
Use Trusted Download Source
Ask Advice – wordpress.org/support
Check Version Numbers & Ratings
Is it Updated & Supported
Remove Unused Old Plugins & Themes
Use Paid Supported Plugins & Themes

PASSWORDS TO AVOID
Your Name or Birthdate
Your Business Name
Your Pets Name
Your Place of Birth
Your Spouses Name
Your Childs Name
Any Part of Your URL

LOGIN SECURITY
Use a Password Generator
Use a Passphrase – hurtwalkbootsblister
CAPS, lowercase, Symb©l$ & Digits
2-Step Authentication Verification (2FA)
WordPress User Permissions

WHITELIST
Can only access the WordPress dashboard from designated IP addresses.
(Requires a static IP Address)
BLACKLIST
Blocks a specific IP address or IP address range from accessing the WordPress dashboard.

WORDPRESS SECURITY
Lock Down Files (.htaccess, wp-config.php, directory index)
Attack Alerts (Security Plugins)
Common Sense (Themes, Plugins & Hosting)
Strong Passwords (Use Password Generator)
Reliable Cloud Backups (Off Site)
Application Firewall (Security Plugins)
Constant Monitoring (Have Us Monitor Your Site)