Today, the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team is releasing our 2022 State of WordPress Security Report as a free White Paper. In our report, we look at changes in the threat landscape, analyze impactful trends, and provide recommendations based on our findings.

While most of our recommendations remain consistent with prior years, there were some surprising takeaways, including a number of positive trends and promising improvements in the ecosystem.

The most widespread threat to WordPress security in 2022 was neglect, as attackers target an ever-expanding pool of unmaintained sites, but it’s also clear that the latest versions of WordPress and the most popular plugins and themes have never been more secure.

You can download The Wordfence 2022 State of WordPress Security Report here.