If you've been paying attention to WordPress news in the past day or two, you may have heard that over 162,000 WordPress sites that are out of date have been used in a DDoS attack. There are plenty of ways for hackers to get in, and plenty of ways to keep your site secure. This month we're going to discuss why attacks like these happen and what you can do to stop them (Hint: updating core and every theme and plugin that you use is an excellent start).
David Yarde - Breaking WordPress
Fixing upgrade bugs and keeping things secure. Because no one likes an insecure site.
Adam Soucie - XMLRPC Vulnerability
The XMLRPC exploit is one of the biggest security issues facing WordPress today. I'll show you some simple fixes to protect your site.
More info: http://www.incapsula.com/blog/wordpress-security-alert-pingback-ddos.html
Russ Sanderlin - Securing your Wordpress Site
In the world of information technology, security is a paramount concern and to be taken seriously. Last year, EnableSecurity found that 73% of the 40,000 most popular Wordpress sites were vulnerable to attack. Wordpress is the most popular content management package, which makes it an attractive target to hackers. In this session I will cover steps to make your Wordpress site secure and safe.