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Sucuri vs Wordfence - Which WordPress Security Plugin should I Get?

dart-creations.com | Feb. 24, 2017 | 14 min read

There's hardly any plugin more important than a security plugin. Sucuri and Wordfence are surely two of the major contenders for the best WordPress security plugin, but which one should you choose?

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Quoted from the author: "No hosting service - whoever they are can provide the level of protection as a dedicated WordPress security plugin".

Sorry, but a plugin can not offer the same level of protection that a server can do. Each one operate on a different layer of security.

Skookum Monkey

Why does this post fail to mention that Wordfence scans WordPress files (core, plugins, themes) against original files in WordPress' repository for changes, which is a better method than scanning against another installation? It also scans your entire home directory and not just WordPress files, in case someone slipped a malicious file outside of the WordPress installation.