Earlier this year we announced that we were dropping support for PHP 5.2 for all new features added to Shield Security. This change actually didn’t pose a problem for anyone running older versions of PHP as all pre-existing features were still supported. But it made our work in development and support far easier and faster….
The latest release for our WordPress security appliance is a big one in many ways. We’ve added a whole new module that lets you monitor and review all web requests to your WordPress site, added a few new options and enhancements, and made some major improvements and bug fixes throughout the system. This article will…
Shield Security v6.8 sees the release of White Labelling that lets you entirely rebrand the Shield Security plugin to fit with your company and brand. You choose exactly how it appears to your customers, and in your style.
In this video we discuss what the WordPress Background (Automatic) Updates system is, how it works, and discover why sometimes it doesn’t work as expected.
In this episode of Ask Paulie Anything, we discuss the merits of changing your WordPress database prefix, in terms of security hardening.
Shield Security v6.7 brings with it integration for the new WordPress privacy and GDPR controls, as well as a brand-new security dashboard for all your site security needs – we’re calling it “Insights”.
The #1 most important service for any domain is DNS. It’s the foundation of everything you run off your domains (website, email, etc). Separating DNS from the rest of your infrastructure is a critical way to increase reliability and speed for your domain services [Ask Paulie Anything, Episode 7]
How do you know when you’re being attacked by bots and when you’re just getting a lot of repetitive traffic? Nobody knows without looking at the data. It’s your job to know, however. You need to know what is normal behaviour and activity on your site. [Ask Paulie Anything, Episode 6]
WordPress offers PHP constant WP_MEMORY_LIMIT to let admins set the maximum memory available to PHP processes. This doesn’t speed up or slow down your site in any way. We discuss what WP_MEMORY_LIMIT is and how it works. [Ask Paulie Anything, Episode 5]
The question of whether inactive WordPress plugins are a security risk is a common one. We answer this question and demonstrate that while inactive WordPress plugins are not typically a problem, there’s no good reason to run the risk. [Ask Paulie Anything, Episode 4]