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….
In this article, we will discuss some of the most common WordPress security mistakes that most WordPress owners are fully guilty of making, and how you can avoid each of them.
We often get asked, ‘Can Shield protect my site against brute force attacks on my login’? The short answer is: “Yes, and no”
Managing WordPress sites is a lot of work, on a good day. With so many moving parts, staying on top of it all can be, frankly, a little overwhelming. To complicate matters, if you purchase Pro plugins, you’ve the added complication of storing all those license keys. Not any more, with One Dollar Plugin.
There’s no escaping the simple fact that “passwords”, as a means of verification, are here to stay. In the majority of cases, they’re the sole means of account verification. If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: use strong passwords! But “strong” isn’t enough. Here are some recommendations, which I’m sure you’ve…
Shield Security plugin for WordPress is bringing a user Password Policy module. This will let security administrators set minimum requirements on password length, strength and expiration.
We launched the Shield Security plugin over 5 years ago. One of our guiding principles was that we would deliver a solid, stable and reliable Security plugin for everyone. And by everyone, we meant that we’d keep all security-related features free, whenever we went down the Pro route. And until now, we’ve done this wherever possible. The…
Keeping your WordPress sites secure is a never-ending game of cat and mouse. 100% protection against intrusion is impossible. We can do our best to stop it, but we must be ready to deal with any intrusions once they occur. Shield Security already has several scanners that detect and repair alterations to your WordPress filesystem….
WordPress does not magically turn your site into a reliable email delivery service. For reliable email sending, it requires careful setup.
Shield 6.3 sees a brand new UI for 2018. Cleaner, smarter, faster, more responsive.