February 13, 2011

Defensio 2.0 Anti-Spam and Security Management for Blogging & Social Networking!

Brief Review of Defensio 2.0

If you’re looking for a complete alternative to using Akismet, then check out Defensio 2.0. Defensio is an effective and advanced anti-spam and security management software plugin for use with your social networking and blogging interventions.

What make’s Defensio completely unique is the advanced personalised filtering algorithms that adapts to your blog’s content and in which others leave comments on your blog, namely being spammers.

The spam filter management is simple to use where comments that appear to be associated with spam are compiled and quarantined. Manually filtering the odd and rare legitimate comment is fairly easy as these are managed at the top of your quarantined section.

Another unique diversity with using Defensio as hinted above is that it doesn’t only give spam protection and security capabilities to bloggers, but also the avid social networker with support available for Facebook users.

Defensio has many other features backed by Websense offering comprehensive threat protection against malicious content and emails.


Here is a brief breakdown of the costs for using Defensio.

Individuals and Start-ups $FREE

Small Businesses $299 per year

Professional $1,499 per year

Premium enterprise $7,999 per year

Defensio for your WordPress Blog

If you fancy using Defensio for your WordPress blog then you can download the plugin and install it onto your blog completely free.

Defensio for WordPress features include:

  • Uses the features found in Defensio 2.0 which includes basic anti-spam comment and URL filtering, malicious content detection and more.
  • Comments that appear to be spam will be quarantined for your inspection.
  • Open ID support with WP-Open ID plugin
  • Performance statistic reports for your blog and much, much more.

To find out more about Defensio check out their website.

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About Fabrizio Van Marciano

Fabrizio Van Marciano is a fulltime international selling artist and blogger working from home. His insight into online business marketing and website design has lead him on the path to becoming one of the UK's biggest selling modern contemporary artists with over 3,000 original canvas paintings sold worldwide. You can follow Fabrizio on Twitter & Facebook.


  1. ipad apps uk says:

    Useful post for Security Management. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Thanks, Fabrizio. Coincidentally, I also took Defensio for a spin today, though I looked specifically at its Facebook-related capabilities:


    – Lenny

    • Fabrizio Van Marciano says:

      Hi Lenny, no problem I’ve not taken a look at its Facebook protection features in depth as of yet, but I had a read of your post and it certainly sounds like something I need to be using right now :) .


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