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.
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.
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.
March 29, 2017 — According to Google, 55,000 sites got compromised per week. As we know, WordPress runs majority of the content-driven websites in the world. It then became the number one target for hackers and phishing scammers. In this presentation you will learn the What, How, Why, Where, by following an up to date security checklist with steps to prevent and avoid your WordPress getting hacked.
March 24, 2017 — Every second WordPress sites are being attacked, and sites get compromised every day. I will bring you stories from the front lines detailing what the attackers are doing to get into sites, as well as not only how to defend, but hopefully how you can incorporate concepts of security not only in your site but every day life.
March 18, 2017 — Common Security Issues with Plugins
March 16, 2017 — Unfortunately WordPress has reputation of weak security and the web is full of guides and plugins to enhance WordPress security. Unfortunately some advice is misleading or just false sales pitch. Understanding what is truly essential for security and what is irrelevant can be difficult. In this talk I explain, based on my experience of maintaining hundreds of WordPress sites, what I don’t consider relevant and what you don’t need to worry about, and what are the actually important things you need to care for.
March 5, 2017 — WordPress security isn’t as difficult as most people think; the leading causes of hacked sites and malware tend to be some combination of misinformation and inaction. This talk aims to show folks how easy it actually is to keep your WordPress site secure, and offers simple steps to prevent issues like hacks and malware from ever occurring with implementations that any WordPress user can handle, from developer to user.
February 7, 2017 — As a popular CMS, WordPress is a common target for hackers and bots alike. In this session, Victor will discuss a host of best-practice techniques and corporate security policies that will harden your website against intruders.