Websites are exposed to a lot of threats. Malware injections, plugin vulnerabilities, distributed denial of dervice (DDoS) attacks and brute force attacks, and many other scary possibilities exist. Without a Web Application Firewall (WAF) or other security measures, you’re leaving your WordPress site open to the possibility of data loss and other serious repercussions.
When it comes to securing your website, a WAF is one of the best types of protection you can implement. In this article, we’ll break down what this tool is, how it works, and the different types available. Then we’ll go over some ways you can set one up for WordPress.