If there is one thing you do this year, make sure that your website is adequately protected! In recent years, crime has taken on a whole new level with cyber attacks and website hacking becoming common. This makes it difficult to ignore the sad fact that there are people out there whose main goal it is to attack your site. It is therefore essential that you ensure that your site has sufficient security and protection from this. Probably the best plugin for these issues is WordFence Security and it is available is both a free paid version.
This excellent plugin will help you with a variety of online security issues including, viruses, malware, backdoor scanning, verification and repair of core file integrity and very solid protection from hacking. Additionally, it has a firewall that helps does IP whitelisting, blocking of fake Google users, and IP blocking. You will also receive an instant email alert should it detect any problems. And if that’s not enough, WordFence includes RSS feed readers in addition to crawlers and bots.