How to track & monitor WordPress database changes?

Did you know that you can track and monitor changes that occur within your WordPress’ site database? This post explains how you can do just that, as well as learn more about the benefits of monitoring WordPress databases and the types of alerts you can receive whenever something has changed within your database. What are […]

PCI DSS for WordPress | Requirement 10: Track & monitor all access

PCI DSS stands for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards. It is a set of compliance regulations that any eCommerce and WordPress site that deals with cardholder data has to adhere to. Websites have to be compliant even if they do not store cardholder data and uses a third party payment gateway. PCI DSS compliance […]

Activity logs compliment your WordPress security plugin & solution

Very often we are asked how our activity log plugin compares to, and possibly replaces security plugins and solutions such as Malcare, Sucuri and WordFence. The very short answer is that even though our plugin is a security plugin, it does not compete with these type of WordPress security plugins. The WP Activity Log plugin is […]

OWASP Top 10 & WordPress Activity Logs – Addressing A10: Insufficient logging & monitoring

Logging and monitoring are so important in web application and WordPress security that lack of logging functionality in web applications has now been added to the OWASP Top 10 list: Insufficient logging and monitoring, coupled with missing or ineffective integration with incident response, allows attackers to further attack systems, maintain persistence, pivot to more systems, […]

Building a WordPress Intrusion Detection System (IDS)

An Intrusion Detection System (IDS) is a software that monitors networks or systems for malicious activity. In this article we will be seeing how you can setup an IDS for your WordPress website. Suspicious activity is typically a sign that someone is trying to find a security hole on your WordPress website. Sometimes, it is […]