The Wordfence plugin is a fantastic option for WordPress security.

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Steps we recommend you take

  • Most important: Keep your site updated with the latest version of WordPress.
  • Verify the integrity of your WordPress core files, themes and plugins.
  • Scan your WordPress site for signs of malware.
  • Protect your WordPress website from brute force attacks that try to break in through automated password guessing.

Like many plugins, there is a premium option that has even more security features you may be interested in.

Check out this video for step by step instructions on Using the WordFence WordPress plugin: