Tag: WordPress Security With Confidence
David Explains the OWASP Top Ten
While writing WordPress Security with Confidence last year, I spent a lot of time waiting for the latest revision of the OWASP Top Ten, the 2017 version. They ended up taking too much too long to publish, and I made the course focusing on the 2013 version, which was the most-recent-finalized iteration at the time the course went live. I don’t regret that choice, but I wanted to make sure I was well acquainted with the 2017 iteration.
Watch My Free WordPress User Security Talk
Last night, I gave a talk at my local WordPress Meetup here in Fort Collins about security for site owners. Because I think it’s basically required that you rehearse a talk at least once before giving it, I went ahead and whipped out my screen recording software for one of these practice-runs and put it on YouTube. It’s here:
David Writes on Insecure PHP and WordPress Functions for Smashing Magazine
Your first million dollars. The game-winning catch. A guest post in Smashing Magazine. These are life’s moments of pure success, and David had one of them this week. We’ll keep you posted on the other two.
Recapping Our Advice on WordPress Security
I’ve been writing about WordPress security solidly on WPShout for the last month or so, and today in place of your regular Tuesday post, I wanted to recap some of the posts, and give you another opportunity to give them a read:
WordPress Security with Confidence launches today
WordPress security has never been more important: from drive-by-hacks, to the new GDPR regulation, to core vulnerabilities, there’s good reason security is the number one worry that WordPress users and developers face.
WordPress Security With Confidence Launches Next Week
At WPShout we’ve been publishing tutorials on WordPress for the past eight years.
Security Through Obscurity is Not Security At All
What counts as security, and how you make sure that you’re secure are both big and complicated topics. But, the complication of them is worsened when people mistake useless task-creation for actual benefit. “Security theater” has been an ever more common term used to characterize practices that look like they improve security but don’t really do much of anything at all.
WordPress Security With Confidence: Announcement of our Next Course
We all know the importance of taking WordPress security seriously. Yet, from choosing the right plugin to HTTPS, from to Equifax to GDPR, from “secure enough” to “absolutely secure,” the world of WordPress security is confusing, obfuscated, and difficult to navigate.