Web Security is Tough, Getting Started is Easy

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and now is a great time to talk about site security and the pitfalls that can often lead to hacking. WordPress is unquestionably one of biggest names amongst website builders, powering an astonishing 32 percent of websites on the net. However, having over 400 million people viewing more than 20 billion pages each month means WordPress is a massive target for hackers. With all[…]

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The WordPress Core Team Receives Praise for Their Efforts to Maintain Security

Security is a topic that a lot of our clients don’t necessarily take into account until something bad happens. The WordPress Core team does an amazing job of staying on top of best practices. You can read a breakdown of their efforts over at WP Tavern. You can also check out this article regarding a WordPress security Audit Source : WPTaven The WordPress Core Team Receives Praise for Their Efforts to Maintain[…]

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The never ending battle to secure the web

Loopconf happened last week and there are a bunch of amazing sessions that are available online. One that really jumped out to me was Andrew Nacin session on a pretty big fix that took a number of years to fix. Andrew Nacin, lead developer of WordPress, just finished a talk at Loopconf, where he talked about a series of related WordPress security fixes that spanned two years, with the final[…]

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