PCI DSS stands for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards. It is a set of compliance regulations that any eCommerce and WordPress site that deals with cardholder data has to adhere to. Websites have to be compliant even if they do not store cardholder data and uses a third party payment gateway. PCI DSS compliance […]
Very often we are asked how our activity log plugin compares to, and possibly replaces security plugins and solutions such as Malcare, Sucuri and WordFence. The very short answer is that even though our plugin is a security plugin, it does not compete with these type of WordPress security plugins. The WP Security Audit Log plugin […]
Logging and monitoring are so important in web application and WordPress security that lack of logging functionality in web applications has now been added to the OWASP Top 10 list: Insufficient logging and monitoring, coupled with missing or ineffective integration with incident response, allows attackers to further attack systems, maintain persistence, pivot to more systems, […]
The Importance of Security for WordPress Websites WordPress, being the most used CMS in the world, has become “quite naturally” subject to massive and frequent attacks from spammers and hackers. When it is not the platform itself, it is the popular plugins that are affected. Remember the Slider Revolution plugin vulnerability? Do not wait to […]
What is an Intrusion Detection System? An Intrusion Detection System is a software that monitors a host and notifies you of suspicious activity, in this case your WordPress website. Such suspicious activity can be a sign that attackers are trying to find a security hole to exploit on your WordPress website, or have already hacked […]
Read this article for more information on why you should install and use the WP Security Audit Log plugin for keeping a WordPress audit trail, in which you keep a record of every change that is happening on your WordPress and WordPress multisite network websites and blogs.