We’re beyond excited to announce that Plesk has selected Patchstack as its security partner to allow WP Toolkit users to detect security vulnerabilities in their WordPress websites. Patchstack will be integrated with WP Toolkit to provide both; vulnerability detection and protection.
Plesk is the leading WebOps hosting platform to run, automate and grow applications, websites, and hosting businesses. Being the only OS agnostic platform, Plesk is running on more than 384,000 servers, automating 11M+ websites.
Plugin vulnerabilities pose the biggest security threat to WordPress websites. With WordPress powering more than 40% of the web – this partnership has an incredible impact not only on the WordPress ecosystem but on the whole public web.
WordPress Toolkit by Plesk is a feature-rich management interface that allows anyone to install, configure, and manage WordPress websites. You can find the full list of features here. WP Toolkit is available for both Plesk and cPanel users.
Recently, WordPress Toolkit version 5.8 came with a major update and in their own words: “This release comes with the biggest game-changer feature of the year – the Site Vulnerability Scan.
The Site Vulnerability Scan is the first step in our partnership with Plesk to provide additional security to WordPress Toolkit users. The Site Vulnerability Scan is powered by the Patchstack Database.
In case you’ve used WordPress Toolkit before (and maybe other products by Plesk and cPanel), but haven’t heard about Patchstack before – allow us to give you a short introduction.
Patchstack is a security software built to detect vulnerabilities in open-source components such as WordPress plugins, themes, and WordPress core. Patchstack also owns the leading WordPress vulnerability database and runs the first bug bounty program for WordPress plugins.
Once you connect your website with Patchstack, it will regularly scan the site for security vulnerabilities to apply automatic security patches if anything is found. You can connect all your websites for free or download the plugin from the official WordPress repository.