REVIEW: Shield Security: Protection with Smarter Automation

There’s no reason for security to be so darn complicated. It doesn’t have to be this way any longer. Shield Security is the easiest security plugin to setup – you simply activate it. And you can gradually dig deeper, as you’re ready.

Shield Security: Protection with Smarter Automation

$1.00 p/m
3.05

Brand and business

2.5/5

Price

5.0/5

Ease of use

2.8/5

Website Application Firewall features

1.5/5

Unrelated clutter

3.5/5

Pros

  • The Exclusive Vulnerability Scanner, does all the hard work, letting you get on with your own work.
  • Half the battle in a security breach is knowing about it. If you wait for 24hrs before you’re alerted, it’s probably already too late. Just have a dedicated person jump on those alerts immediately.
  • Price: unmatched by any other competitor. Almost free. Yet it costs.

Cons

  • It’ll alert you to vulnerable plugins and themes, and automatically upgrade them for you.
  • Imagine a severe security urgency. Then consider the following options to act upon your urgent notification: "You have a wealth of documentation ready at your fingertips, and further guidance is just an email away any time you need it."
  • False positives and unwanted notification because: "The exclusive Plugins/Themes scanner will detect all changes to your files at any time of the day or night."
  • Buzzkill for premium plugins and saved configurations: "Shield lets you to instantly re-install suspect plugins using guided wizards that make recovery easy."
  • DB bloat: "Unlimited audit trail. Review site activity as far back as you need".

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