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Using Open Source Cyber Security on a WordPress Website

Posted By Webnus on Blogging - There are more than 455 million sites based on WordPress, the world’s most popular open-source website building platform. In the wake of the recent events and the fact that cybercrime is evolving fast, you need your WordPress site to be as secure as it can get. Cyber security is more critical now than ever, mainly because we depend on the internet so much. There are several perks for using an open-source platform, like WordPress, for website building. One of them is that you know what security measures to implement as you can get a lot of support from fellow users and developers.   How to Use Open Source Cyber Security on a WP Website Here are some ways of enhancing open-source cybersecurity on WordPress.   Use a Secure Hosting Platform This is an obvious piece of advice, yet many developers seem to forget about this when making a website. Any website on the internet is only as secure as the weakest link in the chain. If the host is not taking security seriously, any efforts you make to keep the website secure will be worthless. If you are new to WordPress and website building, selecting a secure web host is not easy. Every hosting service provider will tell you they are the most secure option, and that is not the case. It is up to you to carry out due diligence and ensure that the hosting service provider you are selecting cares for the security of the websites using their services.   Make Sure the wp-config.php file is Secure The wp-config.php is the single most important file in the root directory of your website. It is also crucial for the security of the website. You need to make sure that no one can access it but you. Thankfully, making this...

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