Sucuri Security – Auditing, Malware Scanner and Security Hardening
Sucuri Inc. is a globally recognized authority in all matters related to website security, with specialization in WordPress Security.
The Sucuri Security WordPress plugin is free to all WordPress users. It is a security suite meant to complement your existing security posture. It offers its users a set of security features for their website, each designed to have a positive effect on their security posture:
Security Activity Auditing
File Integrity Monitoring
Remote Malware Scanning
Effective Security Hardening
Post-Hack Security Actions
Website Firewall (premium)
The installation of the Sucuri WordPress Security plugin is very simple and straight forward. A detailed breakdown of the process is available here (including images), however, below we outline the bare minimum steps.
To install Sucuri Security and complement your Security posture:
Log into your WordPress administration panel,
In the sidebar, choose “Plugins” and then “Add New”,
Type “sucuri” or “sucuri-scanner” in the search box,
Install the option with the “
Essential security for your WordPress site.