36 min

Hello, Hackers‪!‬ Hello, WP!

    • Society & Culture

While it's easy to become disillusioned to the topic of security in this day and age, we have to stay well informed on the types of attacks that are out there, and what tools and practices we should have in place to combat them. So, on this episode, Josh and Micah talk to a hack victim, a "WordPress hater", and two security experts to get some insight and practical help.
EPISODE TRANSCRIPT
This episode is brought to you by Automate!
Quickly (or automatically!) update WordPress core, plugins, and themes with full backups and our Safe Update technology. The security and stability of your sites will never be a problem again.
Use this link to get Automate, Defender, and the rest of WPMU DEV's products FREE for 30-days.
Featured Links:
MichaelStarr Hopkins hack story on CNN Money
For further learning, check out Micah's blog post expanding on Adam Warner's 7 security best practices.
Featured Interviews:
MichaelStarr Hopkins, National Press Secretary & Democratic Strategist
Kyle Campos, VP of Continuous Delivery at Smarsh and co-founder of Commit.to
Adam Warner, currently the Field Marketing Manager at GoDaddy. Previously the Open Source Software Community Manager for SiteLock
Aaron Edwards, CTO at WPMU DEV

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

While it's easy to become disillusioned to the topic of security in this day and age, we have to stay well informed on the types of attacks that are out there, and what tools and practices we should have in place to combat them. So, on this episode, Josh and Micah talk to a hack victim, a "WordPress hater", and two security experts to get some insight and practical help.
EPISODE TRANSCRIPT
This episode is brought to you by Automate!
Quickly (or automatically!) update WordPress core, plugins, and themes with full backups and our Safe Update technology. The security and stability of your sites will never be a problem again.
Use this link to get Automate, Defender, and the rest of WPMU DEV's products FREE for 30-days.
Featured Links:
MichaelStarr Hopkins hack story on CNN Money
For further learning, check out Micah's blog post expanding on Adam Warner's 7 security best practices.
Featured Interviews:
MichaelStarr Hopkins, National Press Secretary & Democratic Strategist
Kyle Campos, VP of Continuous Delivery at Smarsh and co-founder of Commit.to
Adam Warner, currently the Field Marketing Manager at GoDaddy. Previously the Open Source Software Community Manager for SiteLock
Aaron Edwards, CTO at WPMU DEV

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

36 min

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