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16 security plugins for WordPress

MVIS Security Center
Written by Tomas

Security is very important for every website. Luckily WordPress has a lot of plugins which helps with this problem. This article contains 16 most popular security WordPress plugins. All plugins have description so you know right away which one you need. Also below each plugin is download link to WordPress. All plugins are free to download.

Acunetix WP Security

Acunetix WP Security plugin is a free and comprehensive security tool that helps you secure your WordPress installation and suggests corrective measures for: securing file permissions, security of the database, version hiding, WordPress admin protection and lots more.

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Server Security Scan

Scans wordpress website server security for detecting possible vulnerabilities and hacks.

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MVIS Security Center

MVIS Security Center

MVIS Security Center

MVIS Security Center shows you exactly how to lock down your setup and sends subscribed users real-time vulnerability alerts for their site.

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Total Security

Total Security

Total Security

The Total Security plugin is the must-have tool when it comes security of your WordPress installation. The plugin monitors your website for security weaknesses that hackers might exploit and tells you how to easily fix them.

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Login Security Solution

Security against brute force attacks by tracking IP, name, password; requiring very strong passwords. Idle timeout. Maintenance mode lockdown.

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Htaccess Secure Files

Allows securing files in WP’s media library to be only accessible to users with specific roles, capabilities, or IP addresses.

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WebsiteDefender WordPress Security

WebsiteDefender WordPress Security

WebsiteDefender WordPress Security

The WebsiteDefender WordPress Security plugin is a free and comprehensive security tool that helps you secure your WordPress installation and suggests corrective measures for: strengthening passwords, securing file permissions, security of the database, version hiding, WordPress admin protection and lots more.

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Page Security by Contexture

Allows admins to create user groups and set access restrictions for any post, page or section.

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Wordfence Security

Wordfence Security

Wordfence Security

Wordfence Security is a free enterprise class security plugin that includes a firewall, virus scanning, real-time traffic with geolocation and more.

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BulletProof Security

BulletProof Security

BulletProof Security

WordPress Website Security Protection. Website security protection against: XSS, RFI, CRLF, CSRF, Base64, Code Injection and SQL Injection hacking…

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6Scan Security

6Scan Security

6Scan Security

6Scan Security provides enterprise-grade security with a firewall, automatic backup, analytics and much more.

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All In One WP Security & Firewall

All In One WP Security & Firewall

All In One WP Security & Firewall

A comprehensive, user-friendly, all in one WordPress security and firewall plugin for your site.

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WP Security Audit Log

WP Security Audit Log

WP Security Audit Log

Identify WordPress security issues before they become a problem. Keep an audit log of everything that happens on WordPress.

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Jumpple Security

Jumpple Security

Jumpple Security

Jumpple protects your website against technical, content or any other issues that may occur.

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Better WP Security

Better WP Security

Better WP Security

The easiest, most effective way to secure WordPress. Improve the security of any WordPress site in seconds.

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Acunetix Secure WordPress

Scans your WordPress installation for security vulnerabilities.

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