Originally Posted by SenseiSteve
Strange question coming from a provider that sells everything from shared to dedicated and cloud services. In addition to RH-Calvin's response, for WordPress you could install the WordFence plugin to help.
All port based brute force attacks are shutdown by the firewall. WaP firewalls do help Wordpress etc but they work from a database which is written to with each attack so I don't recommend.
LFD using Regex rules to detect xmlrpc attacks and similar are best imo