Philadelphia Freelance Web Designer Resources: WordPress Security

In this week’s WordPress Philadelphia Freelance Web Designer resources, we look at WordPress Security. 

WordPress Website Security Firewall

Heatshield: heatshield.io Heatshield is a web application firewall built for WordPress sites running on ServerPilot.  A Web Application Firewall (WAF) prevents malicious requests from trying to exploit bugs in applications such as WordPress from being able to reach the vulnerable code.

WordPress Malware Reinfections

Check out: The Hidden PHP Malware that Reinfects Cleaned Files

According to Sucuri, cross-site contaminations can be a major problem. Unpatched website software like WordPress plugins and themes can leave your site with security vulnerabilities that get re-exploited.