WordPress Security 101 (and beyond)

Robert Rowley

There is a lot to securing a website, and it may seem overwhelming. This presentation will boil security down and cover the basics and advances topics of securing your website. Robert’s not going to bore you with a list of “ten things to secure your site.” Instead, he’ll present real scenarios and explain what steps to take, and detail why it is important (including reports of what the attackers are doing.)

Some things you will learn about: Attacker motivation, Attacker’s tools, Simple changes you can make to prevent these attacks, How to detect a compromised site yourself and how to clean up a seriously infected compromised site yourself.