Top 2 security plugins for WordPress
- Protect your WordPress website from malware and other malicious attacks.
- Regularly scan your website to detect any security vulnerabilities.
- Receive recommendations on the best ways to increase your website’s security.
iThemes Security is free to use.
Pricing for the Pro version of this plugin starts at $80/year.
Formerly known as Better WP Security, this is the most popular security plugin for WordPress.
Some features include remove/hide vulnerable WordPress code, enforce strong passwords, force SSL for certain pages, regular backups, block bad users, malware scans, and more.
Wordfence is free to use.
The premium version of this plugin is available for $99/year.
Some features include real-time blocking of known attackers, enforcing strong passwords, firewall to block security threats, block IPs, malware scans, and more.