WordPress Security discussion
with Tim Lewis of Begin Self Publishing
I was very fortunate recently, to be a guest on a very popular podcast for self publishers hosted by Tim Lewis of Begin Self Publishing and we were discussing WordPress Security for authors.
Podcast Duration - 27:41
Download size - 25.38 MB
Show notes available here
In the podcast we discuss:
01:22 - Why is security important?
03:20 - Common Security Issues
04:35 - Recommended Backup Solutions
05:45 - Why are backups important?
07:05 - Keeping your site secure
11:44 - Dodgy Administrator Accounts
13:00 - Renaming wp-login
13:09 - Strong passwords
13:43 - Password tools
14:30 - Hacker bots
15:05 - 2 Factor Authentication
16:55 - .htaccess rules
17:40 - 2 Factor Authentication for Virtual Assistants
19:14 - What to look out for when hiring someone to take care of your WordPress Security
22:20 - What should you do if you think your website has been hacked?