WordPress Users: Is Your Site Safe?

December 21, 2016 Paul Mauer

WordPress is the most popular website platform, powering 27% of the Internet – more than 1.1 billion websites, pages and blogs (source: Torque®). It’s versatile, functional and has numerous features. And for small business owners, WordPress is one of the quickest and easiest ways to get your business online. Unfortunately, this ease of use has resulted in wide adoption and thus made it a common target for hackers. 

WordPress uses open source code and has more than 47,000 available plugins and applications, making it highly vulnerable and susceptible for security breaches.

The bottom line? While WordPress remains a fantastic solution for most small business owners, it is one of the top 3 most susceptible platforms to hacking (source: Sucuri 2016). Moreover, approximately 70% of WordPress sites are unprotected against online threats (source: SecurityIntelligence.com).

However, there's good news: if you're a WordPress user, there's only one action you have to take to protect your data: upgrade to "Secure WordPress Hosting" today. In just one easy step, your website will be protected from the following: 

  • Malware
  • SQL Injections 
  • Cross Site Scripting
  • DDOS Attacks
  • 0 Day Hacks
  • And More...


As a busy business owner, you'll be able to take comfort in knowing that your site, reputation and customer data will be secure, 24/7, allowing you to focus on your business and not the security and management of your site. 

As a small business owner, your time is valuable and shouldn’t be spent preventing malicious online attacks. Upgrade to Secure WordPress Hosting and spend more time on your business, while your site stays safe!

Click here to learn more about how Network Solution's Secure Wordpress Hosting can protect your sensitive data.

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