By Kaarle Varkki

WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system (CMS) in the world — by far.

According to data from Website Setup, WordPress is the number one CMS in the world and powers more websites than all the other CMSs in the top 10 combined.

In other words, it’s very likely that your small business website is (or will be) powered by it.

That said, while many small businesses rush to use WordPress due to its simplicity and other features, very few are aware of the security implications.

Data from Sucuri shows that WordPress is the most hacked CMS and is the victim of 90 percent of all hack attempts targeted at content marketing systems.

So how do you protect yourself as a small business owner? Start by understanding the top WordPress security threats you should watch out for: