Today I have some WordPress security plugins to help you improve the performance and safety of your website.

Installing the latest security plugins on your WordPress website will help protect you from brute force attacks and spam. With so many outside sources trying to break in now is a good time to get started. Is your website vulnerable to unwelcome logins and malware? Use these reliable and free WordPress plugins, and let me know how these work for you!

1) Cloud spam protection – CleanTalk

Stop hackers from coming into your website with this reliable security plugin. CleanTalk does not require a captcha code or image yet works quickly to eradicate spam bots. Protect your website in the following areas: comments, online orders, widgets, registration pages, calendars, contact pages, subscriptions, and custom web forms. Use this plugin to improve trust and attract more subscribers.

2) Disable failed login attemps – Login LockDown

Stop hackers trying to break into your website. Login LockDown, provides IP address information of those who have failed to login to your website. After a certain number of attempts access is denied. This is especially good to use to protect your password from a brute force entry.

Fix security holes – iThemes Security

Detect and fix vulnerabilities on your WordPress website with 30 different options. iThemes Security (previously known as Better WP Security) is a trusted and reliable free plugin you can add to protect your website as well as creating useful backups. The plugin is part of the iThemes software development, which makes it reliable and simple to install.

4) All-in-one website protection – BulletProof Security

Scan for malware, create a strong firewall and more with this trusted plugin. BulletProof Security stops a hackers’ malicious scripts in its tracks, and monitors suspicious activity that might be occurring. Features include one-step setup, login security, login monitoring, HTTP error logging and more.

Hopefully you will find these WordPress website plugins useful to improving your security. Are there any that you would like to add as well?