Why Backups Are Part of Security

How To Select The Right WordPress Theme For Your Website

Most people think that backups are there to protect your data from hardware failure. And that is true. You take backup in case the hardware your data is sitting on fails (I should say WHEN the hardware your data is sitting on fail). But backups are useful in other times too. Backups are a very valuable tool in your overall site … Continue reading

Best Security Advice from 2015

There are many events in 2015 that can teach us lessons of security, but the Ashley Madison hack has many, many lessons to teach us. For those unaware, Ashley Madison was a site where you could schedule ex-marital affairs. In other words, it was a site for cheaters. You paid a fee and you could meet up and cheat on your … Continue reading

Why Can’t My Password Be ‘Password’

They say a strong password is the first line of defense for any system. Actually, a strong password is the equivalent of not leaving your keys in your parked car. Strong password is the absolute minimum security measure you should do. That being said, what qualities make up a strong password. Good length Generally speaking, a long password is a … Continue reading

Why Hackers Hack

WordPress is run on more than 76 million websites. This makes learning to hack WordPress a valuable skill for hackers. Hackers are looking to hack your WordPress site for many reasons. Most of these reasons come down to money; they are looking for ways to make money with your hacked website. Three of the most common ways to profit from … Continue reading

My Five Favorite WordPress Plugins

Let’s face it, everyone you talk to will have a different opinion on the WordPress plugins you should install. I think as long as you have the basics covered (security, caching, sharing, SEO, and contact), whatever plugins you choose are fine. These are the five I always install on my WordPress blogs. Now before we get into the list, these … Continue reading