WordPress Security Learning Center

WordPresslogoLast Friday we dove down the WordPress Security bunny hole to chase the Aethera botnet and the other attack platform that WordFence reported.  Today we are looking a their new WordPress Security Learning Center.

If you are a developer or security professional, you should check this site out, and take the time to fit the classes into your schedule.  If you are interested in a deeper dive into WordPress security, this is the place to go:  https://www.wordfence.com/learn/

Some of the tools include:

  • A video introduction to WordPress security
  • A checklist for securing your website
  • An infographic on WordPress plugins
  • Results of their 2015 security survey
  • An infographic about WordPress security issues and threats.

Some of the classes are:

  • Intro to WordPress Security
  • Protecting yourself from Issues and Threats
  • Choosing a WordPress Host
  • Hardening Your WordPress Site
  • How to Check if You Have Been Hacked
  • How to Clean a Hacked Site
  • Understanding PHP Vulnerabilities
  • Zero-Day Exploits
  • Another 5 classes for WordPress Developers.

Enjoy!  And by the way – Happy Pi Day!  (3.14 is the value of Pi, and today’s date)


About the Author:

I am a cybersecurity and IT instructor, cybersecurity analyst, pen-tester, trainer, and speaker. I am an owner of the WyzCo Group Inc. In addition to consulting on security products and services, I also conduct security audits, compliance audits, vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. I also teach Cybersecurity Awareness Training classes. I work as an information technology and cybersecurity instructor for several training and certification organizations. I have worked in corporate, military, government, and workforce development training environments I am a frequent speaker at professional conferences such as the Minnesota Bloggers Conference, Secure360 Security Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, the (ISC)2 World Congress 2016, and the ISSA International Conference 2017, and many local community organizations, including Chambers of Commerce, SCORE, and several school districts. I have been blogging on cybersecurity since 2006 at http://wyzguyscybersecurity.com

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