WordPress (which now powers over 40 percent of the web) is an amazing tool for building your clients' websites. However, that kind of market share can make them a target for malicious activity. Thankfully, there are processes—and some really smart people—in place to help secure your sites and your clients sites! Join Courtney Robertson as she hosts a panel of security experts from Sucuri to learn about what you can do to keep your clients' sites from being attacked. (And what to do if they do end up being the target of an attack!)
In this discussion with some folks from Sucuri, you'll learn about WordPress security—how it can go wrong and what you can do to prevent disasters. Since 2009, Sucuri's globally-distributed team has ceaselessly innovated with one goal in mind: to make websites safer and faster in a world of emerging threats. If website security is on your mind (and it should be!), come learn how you can take preventative action. Plus, learn how to restore your sites when, not if, something goes wrong!
Kayleigh Martin is a Security Analyst at Sucuri who joined the company in 2020. Kayleigh's job is to clean infected websites and hunt for undetected malware. She has a versatile technical background working with infected websites, investigating server issues, and troubleshooting broken sites. When Kayleigh isn't hunting for undetected malware, she might be spending time with her family, exploring beaches, or cooking new cuisines.
Kara is a security professional, working in the website cybersecurity space for the last few years.
Ben Martin is a security analyst and researcher who joined the company in 2013. Ben's main responsibilities include finding new undetected malware, identifying trends in the website security world, and, of course, cleaning websites. His professional experience covers more than eight years of working with infected websites, writing blog posts, and taking escalated tickets. When Ben isn't slaying malware, you might find him editing audio, producing music, playing video games, or cuddling with his cat.
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