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WordPress Security

March 31, 2016

WordPress is amazing, we can’t argue with that. It’s efficient, powerful, and functional. However, given that it is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) in use, it is also the most vulnerable CMS platform out there. To learn more about WordPress vulnerabilities and ways to improve the security of your site, take a look at this list of our WordPress articles and updates.

How To Improve Your WordPress Security

Although WordPress is safer then it used to be, outdated installations and vulnerable plugins are still a threat. We list a few easy fixes that can help you improve your site’s security.

How to Improve Your WordPress Security: Plugins and Themes

A clean WordPress installation is not much fun, but plugins and themes can have security issues that should not be ignored. In this blog post, we explain what is good to take into consideration when installing a plugin or theme, and give tips on some useful WordPress security plugins that can make your WordPress experience safer.

IT Security FAQ

We love talking about security and we believe that security knowledge should be easily accessible and fun. This is why we came up with our IT Sec FAQ series! In 10 short Q&A format posts, we explain basic web security concepts combined with tips and comments from our very own security experts.

IT Security FAQ 2: What should you think about when installing a new plugin on WordPress?

So many plugins, so little time! One of the great things about WordPress is the wide variety of plugins available. What about security?

IT Security FAQ 6: What CMS is the most vulnerable?

Trying to settle on a CMS and not sure what to choose? We explain what you should keep in mind when choosing a CMS.

Alerts & Release Updates

[Alert] Stored XSS in WordPress Plugin Jetpack
[Alert] New WordPress XSS Vulnerability Discovered
Updates on the security status of WordPress and Yoast
Release: Improved PDF report and new WordPress vulnerabilities

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