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Understanding The Security:
==<font face="Palatino Linotype" size=4.5>'''Importance of Security'''</font>==
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Confidential information on the website is at risk and can be stolen for notorious use by the hackers..
Some malicious codes may be injected making your website to be point of spreading the infection to your users causing further security issues.
==<font face="Palatino Linotype" size=4.5>'''Authorizations and Permissions'''</font>==
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Imagine 2 scenarios;  One is where you have users with common simple passwords and the hacker tries to crack it by guessing or he may use some software for this, he will get it easily and can do number of things once he gains access..  Second scenario is where you have strong password and the hacker is unable to crack it, he will not be do anything except sitting idle and wasting time...
==<font face="Palatino Linotype" size=4.5>'''Keeping things updated and patched'''</font>==
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WordPress, being an OpenSource software and most common one for the attackers to target.  The updates are regularly circulated by the developers.  These updates are very important for the application in terms of stability and security, so has to be marked as very important..
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As a hosting provider, it is very much important to take some countermeasures to protect the servers from common threats.  On a shared hosting, there is a risk of having it contaminating other sites on it those are sharing resources with each other..
= <font face="Palatino Linotype" size=5> ''' Preventive Measures:'''  </font>=
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What preventive meaures can be taken to avoid security breach..
== Login Attempts:==
== Automatically log out Idle Users in WordPress==
== Add Security Questions to WordPress Login Screen==
== Change the Default "admin" username==
== Change WordPress Database Prefix==
== Disable File Editing==
== Disable PHP File Execution in Certain WordPress Directories==
== Disable Directory Indexing and Browsing==
== Disable XML-RPC in WordPress==
== Fixing a Hacked WordPress Site==
Install a WordPress Backup Solution
Best WordPress Security Plugin
Enable Web Application Firewall (WAF)
WordPress Security for DIY Users

Latest revision as of 15:25, 9 March 2017