Search Results for ‘security

  • Michael Cremean: Everything you need to know about WordPress security, in under 30 minutes

    Michael Cremean: Everything you need to know about WordPress security, in under 30 minutes

    WordPress Vegas - June 2017 MeetupSpeaker: Michael Cremean

    June 23, 2017 — In this session, Michael Cremean has also volunteered to show us the most important aspects of security when it comes to WordPress. There will be a lot of noteworthy mentions in this session. Bring something to take notes with people!

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  • Miriam Schwab: WordPress Security for All - You Won't Believe How Simple It Can Be

    Miriam Schwab: WordPress Security for All – You Won’t Believe How Simple It Can Be

    WordCamp Europe 2017Speaker: Miriam Schwab

    June 22, 2017 — Reports show that WordPress is the most hacked platform on the web. But that doesn’t mean your site has to be hacked too. In fact, keeping WordPress safe is pretty easy. After a decade of hosting and maintaining WordPress sites at illuminea, many of which are highly targeted by hackers and have even been shared on the dark web, we’ve had to learn how to keep them secure without going crazy. We’ve found that there are a few simple measures that site owners can take that cover 90% of the security issues. We’ll also look at tools and tweaks that can harden and protect your sites even more. Most of these steps can be implemented by beginner users, while some need more experience.

  • Mark Jaquith: Security Is A Process

    Mark Jaquith: Security Is A Process

    WordCamp Europe 2017Speaker: Mark Jaquith

    June 21, 2017 — People often ask “how do I make my site secure?”, as if security is some magic dust you sprinkle on top and poof, now you’re secure! In this talk, you will learn that security is a process and a mindset, not merely a plugin that you install. You’ll then learn how to best protect your sites and yourself from the multitude of threats they face on the Wild Wild Web.

  • Shivam Singh: State of WordPress Security - Today and Beyond

    Shivam Singh: State of WordPress Security – Today and Beyond

    WordCamp Nashik 2016Speaker: Shivam Singh

    June 20, 2017 — Shivam is a Senior Software Engineer with BlogVault. He spends most of his time glued to a computer writing codes directly/indirectly related to WordPress.

    WordPress is huge. One of the greatest things about WordPress is that it’s open source; which also means that it is really well understood. WordPress powers more than 25% of the web and it’s steadily moving towards the 30% mark. Thousands of third-party plugins and themes are available. All these points that make WordPress great, also make WordPress extremely vulnerable to hacking. Also, the scale and complexity of WordPress provides for a large attack surface.

  • Steven Ayers: WordPress Security Fundamentals (No Programming)

    Steven Ayers: WordPress Security Fundamentals (No Programming)

    WordCamp Asheville 2017Speaker: Steven Ayers

    June 19, 2017 — Learn some quick WordPress security measures and policies that do not require any programming knowledge.

    Takeaways:

    Initial Setup Configuration
    Secure Login Form
    Plugin To Help Secure Your Website

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  • Sarah C. Hines: WP Security - That Boring Thing Until it Matters

    Sarah C. Hines: WP Security – That Boring Thing Until it Matters

    WordCamp Portland ME 2017Speaker: Sarah C. Hines

    June 2, 2017 — WordPress is one of the most used content management systems in the world. Which also, inconveniently, makes it one of the most-targeted CMS’ for hackers. You know you should keep WordPress core, plugins, and themes up-to-date, but what else can you do to protect your system?

    Join Sarah as she walks through some of the best practices for securing WordPress and explore the resources available to secure a site, especially if you’re maintaining or hosting sites for your clients. How do you reduce your security risks, so you have less headache over time, ensuring you don’t have nasty surprises, and can keep your clients happy.

  • Matthias Kurz: Absicherung von WordPress durch Zwei-Faktor-Authentifizierung mit Security-Keys

    Matthias Kurz: Absicherung von WordPress durch Zwei-Faktor-Authentifizierung mit Security-Keys

    WordCamp Berlin 2017Speaker: Matthias Kurz

    May 16, 2017 — Noch immer ist das WordPress-Login eines der größten Einfallstore einer WordPress-Installation. Dies ist in den meisten Fällen auf unsichere Passwörter zurückzuführen, gerade wenn mehrere Benutzer Zugang zu einer Instanz haben oder wenn der / die Administrationsaccount(s) von mehreren Menschen verwendet wird.

    Mithilfe der Zwei-Faktor-Authentifizierung ist es möglich, den Login selbst durch einen zweiten Faktor, in diesem Fall einen Hardware-Security-Key (Yubikey) abzusichern. Die Kosten für diese Lösung sind überschaubar und auch die Einrichtung ist schnell und zuverlässig erledigt.

  • Adam W. Warner: WordPress Security for Beginners - Simple Steps to Build Your Master Plan

    Adam W. Warner: WordPress Security for Beginners – Simple Steps to Build Your Master Plan

    WordCamp Louisville 2016Speaker: Adam W Warner

    April 20, 2017 — Security can seem intimidating and complex for many of us, but we shouldn’t (can’t) let that stop us from making sure we’re doing everything we can to secure our WordPress sites. After all, our websites are often part of our livelihood.

    In this session Adam will discuss the “big picture” of website security and break down the fundamental tasks needed for a strong security plan, in order of importance. Adam will provide an actionable checklist on what you can start doing today to better secure your WordPress websites.

    After attending this session, audience members will have a better understanding of website security as a whole and what steps they can take to mitigate risk. Attendees will be able to start building their WordPress security master plan immediately.

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  • Burke Ingraffia: Hardening WordPress Security

    Burke Ingraffia: Hardening WordPress Security

    WordCamp New Orleans 2016Speaker: Burke Ingraffia

    March 31, 2017 — WordPress is a favorite target of hackers who, for whatever reason, enjoy being mischievous. This talk will give you some pointers on how to protect your self-hosted WordPress site so that you make it harder for anyone to exploit weaknesses in your code and hosting setup.

  • Aaron D. Campbell: Website Security – The Big Picture w/ Simple Steps to Take

    Aaron D. Campbell: Website Security – The Big Picture w/ Simple Steps to Take

    WordCamp Atlanta 2017Speaker: Aaron D. Campbell

    March 29, 2017 — Security can be complex, intimidating, and even frightening. Don’t let the enormity of it scare you into inaction. Learn what some of the security researchers and security professionals deal with, and then find out some simple steps you can take to secure your sites.