‘security’ Videos

  • Paul Gilzow: How To Secure Your WordPress Site

    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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  • Yvonne Conway-Williams : Cybersecurity - Russian Hackers, Privacy, and You

    Yvonne Conway-Williams : Cybersecurity – Russian Hackers, Privacy, and You

    WordCamp Orange County 2017Speaker: Yvonne C. Conway-Williams

    July 17, 2017 — “Are we giving too much information away?
    As we adopt use of technology into our daily routines, it’s easy to forget that our blogs and connected social media posts sometimes reach a wider audience than we mean them to. Updates intended for friends, family, and coworkers may seem innocuous enough, but often leak private information that hackers can use to invade our privacy and steal important data.
    In this presentation I will discuss ways in which we can become more aware of our vulnerabilities online, and make recommendations on how to avoid some common pitfalls.

  • Jorge Coronado: ILLOWP - Illo, illo, illo otro WP desactualizado…

    Jorge Coronado: ILLOWP – Illo, illo, illo otro WP desactualizado…

    WordCamp Sevilla 2016Speaker: Jorge Coronado

    June 30, 2017 — A Jorge Websec la experiencia de WordPressa le supo a poco y ahora ha realizado un sistema automático para auditar masivamente Internet. Localizando las webs y clasificándolas por gestor de contenido. Un sistema de bots automatizados que al detectar un WP buscan su versión, plugins, usuarios y themes. Creando un Big Data que puede servir para muchas cosas.

    Ese Big Data generado es lo que Jorge Coronado nos va a contar en WordCamp de Sevilla 2016. ¿Cuantos WordPress desactualizados hay en España? ¿Cuantos son vulnerables? ¿Qué plugins son más usados y en qué zonas? Todo esto y más podrás saber en su ponencia.

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  • Robert Rowley: WordPress Security - Don’t Be A Target

    Robert Rowley: WordPress Security – Don’t Be A Target

    WordCamp Kyoto 2017Speaker: Robert Rowley

    June 29, 2017 — This talk will be a pragmatic approach to security for WordPress websites. I will be discussing the most common successful attack vectors seen every day, and explain how one can easily defend against them using reason and logic. The solutions provided are going to be actionable for anyone (WordPress or not) and the solutions will not be to “install this plugin”.

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  • 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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  • Narayan Koirala: How Secure is WordPress?

    Narayan Koirala: How Secure is WordPress?

    WordCamp Kathmandu 2017Speaker: Narayan Koirala

    June 19, 2017 — Mr. Koirala, Founder/ Director of Eminence Ways Pvt. Ltd, is a Software Engineer and an MBA holder with certification in IS0 27001:2013. He is an Information Security Enthusiast, who aims to create an environment for secure IT developments and its implementation in Nepal. He tried to familiarize the areas where site owners, developers and hosting companies need to be careful for a secure operation. Finally, his presentation will try to create trust among the users of WordPress in terms of security.