The good news is that WordPress is the most commonly used platform for websites on the web - 14% of all sites, and nearly 55% of site that use a Content Management System. That's also the bad news because big targets attract hackers. We will take you through the mind and methods of a hacker, the most common mistakes made in installing and maintaining your WordPress site, and then show you a series of easy and common sense steps to make your WordPress safe and secure. It's not hard, and it's not scary once you know how. Topics will include general security best practices, backups, and disaster recovery. Please bring your security related questions and concerns for post presentation Q&A.