It’s never easy trying to decide between 2 different providers of what may seem like the same software.

But no two WordPress security plugins are made equal.

We hope that you can see from the table below that there are huge differences in these 2 plugins.

Pricing Differences

At the time of writing, the prices for 1, 5 and 10 sites are as follows:

iThemes Security Pro:

  • 1 site: $99/year
  • 5 sites: $199/year
  • 10 sites: $299/year


  • 1 site: $79/year
  • 5 sites: $149/year
  • 10 sites: $199/year

iThemes is a registered trademark and our use of the term here doesn’t not imply or indicate any sort of relationship between Shield Security and iThemes. There is none, whatsoever, and none is implied.