iBoss blog: Ten ways to harden your WordPress servers

One of the weak points in your enterprise may be something that you haven’t paid much attention to, your WordPress servers. When you think more critically about the issue, there are a lot of exposed attack surfaces: a Web server running PHP scripts and accessing a SQL database. Sadly, criminals have long recognized this target and have begun to focus more of their efforts on exploiting WordPress servers. Indeed, this story from last summer’s DefCon conference demonstrated how hackers were able to locate a fresh new WP site within 30 minutes of going online. In my latest post for the iBoss blog, I talk about ways to make them more secure, such as adding the WordFence plug-in shown here.

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