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Defender Alternatives

Defender is described as 'adds the best in WordPress security to your website with just a few clicks. Stop brute force attacks, SQL injections, cross-site scripting XSS, and other WordPress vulnerabilities with Defender malware scans, firewall, and two-factor authentication login security' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Defender for a variety of platforms, including Wordpress, Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, Linux and SaaS. The best alternative is Acunetix. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Wordfence or All In One WP Security and Firewall. Other great apps like Defender are HTTPCS Security, iThemes Security, NinjaFirewall (WP Edition) and Report Attacks.

Defender alternatives are mainly Vulnerability Scanners but may also be WAFs or Anti-Malware Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Defender.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Self-Hosted
  • Wordpress

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    Acunetix

    • Windows
    • Online
    • Wordpress
    54 alternatives to Acunetix 

    Audit your website security and web applications for SQL injection, Cross site scripting and other web vulnerabilities with Acunetix Web Security Scanner. Download Free Edition!

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    Wordfence

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    28 alternatives to Wordfence 

    Wordfence includes an endpoint firewall and malware scanner that were built from the ground up to protect WordPress. Our Threat Defense Feed arms Wordfence with the newest firewall rules, malware signatures and malicious IP addresses it needs to keep your website safe.

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    All In One WP Security and Firewall

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    25 alternatives to All In One WP Security and Firewall 

    The All In One WordPress Security and Firewall is the ultimate security plugin that will take your website’s security to a whole new level.

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    HTTPCS Security

    • Online
    46 alternatives to HTTPCS Security 

    Put yourself in the shoes of a hacker! Without technical expertise, launch an audit to detect security flaws on your website or web application. Online website vulnerability scanner. No installation required. ISO & RGPD compliant. How to avoid hackers?

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    iThemes Security

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    23 alternatives to iThemes Security 

    iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security) gives you over 30+ ways to secure and protect your WordPress site. On average, 30,000 new websites are hacked each day. WordPress sites can be an easy target for attacks because of plugin vulnerabilities, weak passwords and obsolete...

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    NinjaFirewall (WP Edition)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    18 alternatives to NinjaFirewall (WP Edition) 

    NinjaFirewall (WP Edition) is a true Web Application Firewall. Although it can be installed and configured just like a plugin, it is a stand-alone firewall that sits in front of WordPress.

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    Report Attacks

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Wordpress
    18 alternatives to Report Attacks 

    This plugin improve login security, create a blacklist of IP addresses and reports brute force login attempts attacks.

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    Sucuri

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • WAF
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    45 alternatives to Sucuri 

    A web security portfolio offering a combination of on-premise installed security software in conjunction with a cloud hosted web application firewall and CDN.

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    1.  Website MonitoringSucuri can detect and resolve website performance issues proactively.
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      Hackerize

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Online
      44 alternatives to Hackerize 

      Hackerize is a security monitoring platform offering business owners a service that's been specifically designed to protect websites from emerging online threats. Over 30,000 websites are compromised every day and websites that have been blacklisted due to a hack can...

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      Virusdie

      • Linux
      • Online
      21 alternatives to Virusdie 

      All-in-One cloud-based, simple, powerful and gorgeous website security tools built for everyone. It helps you clean your websites from malware automatically like a security expert and protect websites in a one click simple. For a juicy burger price!.

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