December 12, 2014 — WordPress powers 22% of the web and many popular sites are on WordPress. Because of it’s popularity, lots of attacks are being targeted at WordPress sites. In my presentation, I will give some tips and tricks on how to secure your WordPress website.
December 6, 2014 — This session focuses on the simple steps you can take to secure your installation so that you don’t fall prey attacks. We will cover the tips, tricks, and best-practices from choosing a host through installation, setup, plugin selection, and upkeep.
November 22, 2014 — No matter the niche, website security is important to everyone doing business on the Internet. Simply existing on the Web turns users into virtual targets for digital thieves and opportunists. While seemingly mysterious, and often over-complicated, proper security begins with a basic understanding of do’s and don’t’s, and why’s and why not’s. Let’s cut through the red tape and talk about what matters: knowing how to protect your business on the Internet and on your WordPress site.
November 21, 2014 — Learn the proper way to write the most secure code in WordPress. Whether you’re a plugin developer or build themes, it’s extremely important to understand how to secure your code from hacks and exploits. Overlooking some very easy to follow techniques can expose your website to the hackers everywhere. WordPress features a number of built-in methods to help make sure your code is safe and secure, and we cover each and every one in detail.
November 14, 2014 — Lighting Talks:
The WordPress community has always been one of our largest assets, but the changing dynamics of security online have also made it our best defense. This talk covers the threats facing the WordPress ecosystem and the Internet today, how the WordPress community is combatting them, and what you can do to help keep us all safe.
November 7, 2014 — Follow The Yellow Brick Road: Avoiding Dangerous and Low-Quality Plugins and Themes
October 17, 2014 — There’s a lot of information out there on making WordPress as secure as possible. Some of it is great and some of it, well, not so great. My session will walk users through numerous tips and tricks for securing WordPress the right way from the start. In addition we’ll look at a few security misconceptions in an attempt to sort the good information from the bad and keep you from becoming the next victim.
October 16, 2014 — The threats website owners face today range in scale and complexity – from large DDOS attacks leveraging WordPress core functionality, to vulnerabilities found in some of the largest plugins in the ecosystem.
The Security dilemma is not shrinking, it’s getting bigger and more today, than ever, it’s important we take the time to educate and bring awareness to the things everyday website owners can do to improve their over security posture.
Security is not a turn of a knob, or click of an option, it’s about state of mind, it’s about good posture.
October 10, 2014 — Website security is important to everyone who has a website, as well as everyone who uses a website. Whether it gets five visitors a day or five-thousand, hackers are looking to compromise, break, infect and virtually own every website that they can for monetary and social purposes.