Category: Security

Keeping safe

Protecting SSL Private Keys in NGINX with HashiCorp Vault

In the first post in this series, we describe several approaches to improving the security of your SSL private keys. The post finished with a demonstration of a remote password distribution point (PDP) used to securely share encryption passwords with NGINX instances.…

WordPress Activity Log – 7 Things You Should Be Tracking

When your WordPress website is small, it’s easy to keep tabs on everything that happens within it. However, as it grows in size and complexity it can become a lot harder to keep up.…
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Managing Multi-User Access In Your Hosting Account

If you operate a business or manage large projects you know how important a multi-user environment can be. In this post I’d like to give some tips and tricks on how you can operate a website safely using WordPress’ built-in tools and some advanced features MyKinsta offers you.…
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WPScan – A Black Box WordPress Vulnerability Scanner

WordPress is all over the web; it’s the most popular and most used content management system (CMS) out there. Is your website or blog is powered by WordPress?…
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Is WordPress Secure? Here’s What the Data Says

WordPress is, by far, the most popular way to build a website. That popularity has the unfortunate side effect of also making WordPress sites a juicy target for malicious actors all across the world.…
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How to Fix Your Connection is Not Private Error in Chrome (16 Tips)

Kinsta works with thousands of different WordPress sites on a daily basis, so when it comes to different types of errors, we’ve pretty much seen it all.…
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How to Set up Sucuri Firewall (WAF) on Your WordPress Site

Bot traffic is higher than it’s ever been. According to Distil Networks, in 2017, bad bots accounted for 21.8% of all website traffic, a 9.5% increase over the previous year.…
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10 Best WordPress Security Plugins to Lock out the Bad Guys

Before we dive into some WordPress security plugins, let’s start with an example. Say you buy a new house. This exciting new investment requires a hefty down-payment you’re probably not used to spending.…
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How to Fix ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS on Your WordPress Site

We come across a lot of different errors here at Kinsta, and ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS (also known as a redirect loop) is one we see on a regular basis.…
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CPU Vulnerabilities – What Kinsta Customers Need to Know

The first week of January news started to spread about new CPU vulnerabilities that have been discovered. This affects millions of devices, not only cloud computing platforms such as Google Cloud and AWS, but even your own desktops, laptops, and mobile devices.…