Hosting and server level security
When it comes to securing WordPress, it’s best to start from the ground up. When you host your website with a hosting company that isn’t sufficiently security-conscious, if any site on a server is hacked, there’s a chance that any other site on that same server could be vulnerable.
After researching a ton of options, WPengine appears to be the most secure option on the market for WordPress hosting. They aren’t cheap, but you get quite a lot for what you pay. And because they have partnered with Sucuri, so if your site ever gets hacked, they’ll fix it for free.
If you HAVE to use another host for whatever reason, or need to host on your own servers, there are a few things to keep in mind: Continue reading…