Sucuri Security – Auditing, Malware Scanner and Security Hardening
Sucuri Inc. is a globally recognized authority in all matters related to website security, with specialization in WordPress Security.
The Sucuri Security WordPress plugin is free to all WordPress users. It is a security suite meant to complement your existing security posture. It offers its users a set of security features for their website, each designed to have a positive effect on their security posture:
Security Activity Auditing
File Integrity Monitoring
Remote Malware Scanning
Effective Security Hardening
Post-Hack Security Actions
Website Firewall (premium)
Log into your WordPress administration panel
In the sidebar, choose “Plugins” and then “Add New”
Type “sucuri” or “sucuri-scanner” in the search box
Install the option with the “By Sucuri Inc.” at the foot
Once activated, you will find a new icon in the sidebar with the Sucuri logo. Go to the plugin’s dashboard and click the button that says “Generate API Key” to activate the event monitoring, this will generate a unique key to authenticate your website against the remote Sucuri WordPress API service
Feel free to visit the plugin’ settings page to configure other options including the security alerts, hardening options, file system scanner paths and API service communication.