Are WordPress sites secure?

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A.F.G is often asked about the security of the WordPress content management system (CMS). While there is a common perception that WP is not secure, this is simply not true. In fact, WordPress is a very secure CMS that powers over 60% of the worlds websites, including many large and high-profile orgs.

One reason that WordPres is secure is that it is an open-source platform, which means that it is constantly being reviewed and improved upon by a global community of volunteers. This means that any vulnerabilitie or security issues are quickly identified and addressed through updates and patches. In addition, WP has a dedicated security team that works to keep the platform secure.

Another factor that contributes to the security of WP is the large number of security plugins and tools that are available. These plugins can be used to add an extra layer of protection to your website, including features like two-factor authentication, malware scanning, and brute force protection.

It’s also important to note that the vast majority of WordPress security breaches are the result of user error, rather than a flaw in the WordPress platform itself. This includes things like using weak passwords, failing to keep the WordPress core and plugins up to date, and using untrusted themes and plugins. By following best practice for WordPress security, such as using strong passwords and keeping your website up to date, you can greatly reduce the risk of a securty breach.

WordPress is a secure CMS that is trusted by million of websites around the world. While no platform is completely immune to security threats, the measures in place to protect WordPress, as well as the proactive steps that users can take to secure their websites, make it a very safe choice for orgs of all sizes. At Agency For Good, we take security seriously and are confident in the security measures we have in place to protect our clients’ websites.

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