It is always important to have a security plugin on your WordPress Site to keep hackers from accessing your site and destroying all your hard work!
After much testing, I’ve decided on two plugins that are great.
I use Wordfence on about 70% of my sites and have found that it is easy to configure and to use. I also get updates about Brute force attempts as well as IP Addresses of these scoundrels who I subsequently block.
I’ve just blocked the following addresses:
You can have a look at Wordfence here.
Better WP Security
etter WP Security takes the best WordPress security features and techniques and combines them in a single plugin thereby ensuring that as many security holes as possible are patched without having to worry about conflicting features or the possibility of missing anything on your site.
You can have a look at Better WP Security here.
I have also written an article on Six Steps to Secure a WordPress installation