In his How to Take Your WordPress Site Security to the Next Level online presentation at the Rochester WordPress Users Meetup, senior software engineer (and my friend) Chris Wiegman, shared practical advice and actionable steps sites owners can take to protect their sites from attackers.
While the focus was on WordPress sites, many tips Chris shared apply to every site on the web.
As well as anyone who uses the web.
What I liked most about Chris’s talk: he didn’t only focus on website protection.
Chris emphasized the importance of making sure your:
- Digital devices
- Operating systems
- Internet Service Provider connection
- Domain name server configuration
- Digital tools you use on your site
You want to protect your data, privacy, and the people who visit your website.
He recommended site owners think beyond only site security and consider all the other ways to improve security.
Here are my takeaways from Chris’s presentation. Continue reading Takeaways from How to Take Your WordPress Site Security to the Next Level