I was recently reviewing WordPress backup plugins for a Treehouse project and came across BackWPup (from the folks at MarketPress.com). From the research I have done, this is the best featured most solid free backup option for WordPress. It has all of the following important features Backup files and/or database Schedule backups Create multiple backup Jobs Backup to server Send backups … Continue reading The Best Free WordPress Backup Plugin
If You Still Haven’t Protected Your Site from Pingback Denial of Service Attacks, Here’s How
A couple of weeks ago a number of sources started reporting on a WordPress security risk involving sites that had pingbacks enabled. If that involves you and you're still unaware of the issue, please check out this post from WP Tavern.
If You Haven’t Seen Brad Williams Speak in Person on WordPress Security, Watch This!
Brad Williams has long been considered a leading person on WordPress security. I've had the opportunity to see him speak a number of times and if you haven't, I would really suggest you check out one his latest talks from WordCamp Phoenix. I will be doing an upcoming course on WordPress security for Treehouse and … Continue reading If You Haven’t Seen Brad Williams Speak in Person on WordPress Security, Watch This!
Be Warned of the Sins of WP Theme Development
Gotta love the catchy title on this post from George Stephanis's talk from WordCamp Philly: "The Seven Deadly Theming Sins" http://s0.videopress.com/player.swf?v=1.03 You know it's good cause George works for Automatic 😉
Cool Graphic Showing How to Keep Your WP Site Secure
Thanks to Mike Jolley for his great post on ways to keep your site secure during development. Plus, it comes with graphics!
Tips on Protecting Your Site From Bruce Force Attack
When you're responsible for the security of a site, it's important that you understand about Bruce Force Attacks. These attacks happen when a number of people or a single person with a number of computers under his or her control tries to access your site multiple (hundreds or thousands of times) in order to try … Continue reading Tips on Protecting Your Site From Bruce Force Attack