We take the security of our sites (and our customers) seriously. Our primary focus is dealing with agencies of varying sizes on just about any of their technology needs but one of our specialties is securing and optimizing your WordPress site(s). At any given time we are working with WordPress sites across dozens of servers.
Here are some tips from our experience that are fairly easy to implement if you only have one or two sites.
Put all your sites on SMTP mail keep them off the server. There are any number of plugins that will do this.
Install and configure ClamAV to give you daily reports
Setup and configure Nagios for server monitoring.
Install and configure CFX . (Config Server is an tool we swear by)
There is any level of depth and complexity you can get into with making sure that your WordPress sites are secure and your customers are happy. The one thing I can guarantee you is if you are running more than a few WordPress sites and you don’t have a protocol in place you and your clients will wake up to a nasty surprise. I’ve literally seen it 100’s of times..
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