Speakers: Paul Gilzow

  • Introduction to GitOps

    WordCamp Montclair 2022Speaker: Paul Gilzow

    August 25, 2022 — Learn about GitOps as an evolution of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and DevOps best practices.

    This talk explores the idea of GitOps, using Git as the single source of truth, including principles, processes, and practices of building a GitOps workflow. Evaluate if GitOps is right for your team. (If your infrastructure is already in the cloud, the potential is good.)

    Find out how GitOps can empower developers to respond to requests faster, improve security and reliability, and generally do more with less.

  • Paul Gilzow: How To Secure Your WordPress Site

    WordPress Miami 2017Speaker: Paul Gilzow

    August 17, 2017 — Whether you’re brand new to WordPress or a season developer, web security is everyone’s responsibility. Utilizing black box scanning tools, find out what types of information your WordPress site is leaking, how attackers can use this information to compromise your site and steps you can take to mitigate this risk.

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  • Paul Gilzow: Access Denied – Keeping Yourself Off an Attacker’s Radar

    WordCamp St. Louis 2017Speaker: Paul Gilzow

    March 29, 2017 — Between 2015 through 2016 Google saw an increase of 160 percent from the year before. With WordPress powering over a quarter of the entire web, we can be confident a good percentage of those sites were running WordPress. In this session, we will examine blackbox scanning tools to discover what types of information your WordPress site might be leaking to attackers, information they can use to potentially compromise your site. Then we’ll explore steps we can take to stop this information leakage — one key segment of a larger strategy to fortify WordPress sites.