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WordPress All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Lisa Sabin-Wilson

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Chapter 5: Configuring WordPress for Optimum Security

In This Chapter

arrow.png Introducing web security

arrow.png Understanding today’s web threats

arrow.png Reducing the risk of attack

arrow.png Using sources you can trust

arrow.png Cleaning up to avoid a soup kitchen server

arrow.png Hardening WordPress

In this chapter, you deal with web security and how it pertains to WordPress. There are a lot of scary threats on the Internet, but with this chapter — and WordPress, of course — you’ll have no problem keeping your website safe and secure.

tip.eps Always have a reliable backup system in place so if something goes wrong with your website you can reset it back to the last version you know worked. Chapter 7 in this minibook shows you how to back up your website.

Understanding the Basics of Web Security

Information security is the act of protecting information ...

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