The following articles are written by the official WordPress team, regarding WordPress security. The term ‘Hardening’ refers to making your website impenetrable from outside intruders.
Many think, ‘why would anyone want to attack me?’. The truth is that most of it is automated these days. Hackers send out little programs called ‘bots’ that run through every single link on the internet, looking for know security vulnerabilities. WordPress being such a widely used program (and being opened source), can allow hackers to inspect the code and discover weak areas to exploit.
It is highly recommended to at least be familiar with this topic. Web Sector apply these techniques into your website, however routine security updates and monitoring is strongly recommended. If required, we can provide a monthly service to ensure you remain updated, protected and secure. Contact us for more details