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 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 — WordPress upgrades, they bring us new features, faster sites, and better security. But pushing that upgrade button can be a scary moment, unless you’ve ensured your site is ready and compatible. I’ll show you the best practices for ensuring your site is ready including a simple strategy that works whether you manage one site or hundreds.
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 14, 2017 — Security is a crucial element of any WordPress site and too often site owners don’t put it on their forefront of development till it’s too late. A few steps provided in the WordPress documentation along with some tested practices can help.
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.