Jetpack includes state-of-the-art security tools that keep your site safe and sound, from posts to plugins.
It’s strongly recommended you back up your site using a tool such as Jetpack Backup. Backups provide a recovery mechanism should a malicious file corrupt your site or become otherwise compromised.
Jetpack Scan will monitor your site for security threats and bad actors, offering a one-click fix for many security issues.
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.
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.
Jetpack’s full range of security features include:
- 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.
- Security Features - Jetpack’s security features allow you to secure your self-hosted WordPress sites from a single dashboard on WordPress.com.
- 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: Our […]
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- Jetpack Scan - Jetpack Scan offers automated malware scanning and one-click threat resolution.
- Protect your site with brute force protection - Jetpack Protect allows you to protect yourself against traditional brute force attacks and distributed brute force attacks that use many servers against your site
- How to Clean Your Hacked WordPress Site - It can be scary and stressful when your website is hacked, but it needn’t be a disaster. If you use Jetpack Scan to monitor your site, it will notify you of any potential threats. In many cases, these can be resolved with the click of a button. However, sometimes a website can get hacked more […]
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- Jetpack WAF (Web Application Firewall) - Looking for more information about using the WAF with the Jetpack Protect plugin? See our article about the Jetpack Protect Plugin. Jetpack’s WAF (Web Application Firewall) examines incoming traffic to a WordPress site and decides to allow or block it based on various rules. This adds an important layer of protection to your site, particularly […]
- Jetpack Protect - Jetpack Protect is a free security plugin for WordPress that scans your site and warns you about vulnerabilities, keeping your site one step ahead of security threats and malware. What do I need to run Jetpack Protect on my site? Installing Jetpack Protect Installing Jetpack Protect can be done from your site’s WP Admin. To […]
- Jetpack Firewall in the Jetpack Protect Plugin - Jetpack Firewall examines incoming traffic to your site and decides to allow or block it based on various rules. This adds an important layer of protection to your site, particularly when attackers actively exploit unpatched vulnerabilities. The Firewall Premium features require a connection to a WordPress.com account and a plan that has a Scan feature, […]
- Activating Jetpack Protect & Jetpack Scan via License Key - Jetpack Protect is a free security plugin for WordPress that scans your site and warns you about vulnerabilities keeping your site one step ahead of security threats and malware. Jetpack Scan allows you to review security scan results in one centralized location, fix problems, and restore backups. If Jetpack does notice a problem, you’ll receive […]
- Use MainWP Extensions for Jetpack Protect and Scan - Scan and fix multiple WordPress websites from a centralized dashboard, combining the power of Jetpack and MainWP. This article is only for customers using MainWP alongside Jetpack. If you’re not using MainWP, please see our general documentation about Jetpack Scan. The Jetpack Protect Extension for MainWP To use the Jetpack Protect Extension for MainWP, you […]
- Getting Started with the Jetpack Protect Plugin - The Jetpack Protect plugin is a free security plugin for WordPress that scans your site and warns you about vulnerabilities, keeping your site one step ahead of security threats and malware. What do I need to run Jetpack Protect on my site? Installing Jetpack Protect Installing Jetpack Protect can be done from your site’s WP […]