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Security Features

Jetpack Security FeaturesJetpack includes state-of-the-art security tools that keep your site safe and sound, from posts to plugins.

Jetpack’s security features include:

Are you blocked from accessing your dashboard? Use one of the three methods described here to unblock yourself.

Here are some resources to help get you started:

  • Protect - Jetpack Protect allows you to protect yourself against traditional brute force attacks and distributed brute force attacks that use many servers against your site
  • Jetpack Scan - Jetpack Scan offers automated malware scanning and one-click threat resolution.
  • Troubleshooting issues with the Protect module - Are you unable to enable the Protect module on your site? Check these tips to find out why.
  • Security - Jetpack includes state-of-the-art security tools that keep your site safe and sound, from posts to plugins. Protection from brute force attacks24/7 downtime monitoringSecure Sign OnAutomatic plugin updatesAnd more Are you blocked from accessing your dashboard? Use one of the three methods described here to unblock yourself. Here are some resources to help get you started: […]
  • Security Features - Jetpack’s security features allow you to secure your self-hosted WordPress sites from a single dashboard on WordPress.com.
  • WordPress.com Secure Sign On - Using the same log-in credentials you use for WordPress.com, you’ll now be able to register for and sign in to self-hosted WordPress.org sites quickly and securely.
  • Downtime Monitoring - Jetpack Monitor will keep tabs on your site, and alert you the moment that downtime is detected.

Our paid subscriptions offer even more ways to protect and monitor your site — learn more here.

Troubleshooting information and FAQs

What else should I do to protect my sites?

Backups

It’s strongly recommended you back up your self-hosted sites using a tool such as Jetpack Backup. Backups provide a recovery mechanism should a malicious file corrupt your site or become otherwise compromised.

Plugin Updates

Jetpack’s automatic plugin updates make it easy to keep your plugins up to date. By setting your plugins to auto-update, you help ensure any issues that may arise due to plugins with malicious code will not harm your site.

Keeping your plugins and themes updated is one of the most effective ways to keep your self-hosted WordPress sites secure. By using Jetpack’s site management tools, you can keep your plugins up to date from one easy control panel in WordPress.com. Learn more about automatic plugin updates»

Site Monitoring

Jetpack’s downtime monitoring feature will keep tabs on your site and alert you the moment downtime is detected. Monitoring uptime of your site can be an important tool in the security of your site. Learn more about downtime monitoring»

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