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WordPress Security – Colorado Springs Meetup

Join us: April 19, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


WordPress Security – Colorado Springs Meetup

WordPress Security meetup in Colorado Springs Details

Topic: WordPress Security

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We will be covering and discussing:

  • Limiting access, administration, preparation and passwords.
  • Security Terms like malware, virus, worm, botnet, spyware, and SQL injections
  • Services for WordPress and other websites to include: WordFence, iThemes Security, Sucuri systems, hosting and more.
  • Understanding security vulnerabilities and protecting your WordPress sites

Steps you can take action on right now to secure your WordPress security:

  1. Remove Weak Logins. Enforce strong passwords & use two-factor authentication.
  2. Prevent Malware
  3. Secure Vulnerable Servers
  4. Set Proper Permissions
  5. Setup WordPress Correctly
  6. Update All The Things including WordPress plugins and WordPress themes or child themes


Colorado Springs Location

Located in Library 21c in the ENT Conference Center

Meetup Agenda

  • 6:30 – 6:45pm: Networking
  • 6:45 – 7:00pm: WordPress News
  • 7:00pm: WordPress Security
  • 7:30pm: Open Discussion: WordPress tips and helpful resources Open discussion about all things WordPress

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WordPress Security Plugins Worth Checking Out

iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security)

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Protect your WordPress site by hiding vital areas of your site, protecting access to important files, preventing brute-force login attempts, detecting

iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security), #1 WordPress Security Plugin

iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security) gives you over 30+ ways to secure and protect your WordPress site. On average, 30,000 new websites are hacked each day. WordPress sites can be an easy target for attacks because of plugin vulnerabilities, weak passwords and obsolete software.

Most WordPress admins don’t know they’re vulnerable, but iThemes Security works to fix common holes, stop automated attacks and strengthen user credentials. With one-click activation for most features, as well as advanced features for experienced users, iThemes Security can help protect any WordPress site.

Download on the WordPress repo here


Sucuri Security – Auditing, Malware Scanner and Security Hardening

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The Sucuri WordPress Security plugin is a security toolset for security integrity monitoring, malware detection and security hardening.

Sucuri Inc is a globally recognized authority in all matters related to website security, with specialization in WordPress Security.

The Sucuri Security WordPress Security plugin is free to all WordPress users. It is a security suite meant to complement your existing security posture. It offers it’s users four key security features for their website, each designed to have a positive affect on their security posture:

  1. Security Activity Auditing
  2. File Integrity Monitoring
  3. Remote Malware Scanning
  4. Blacklist Monitoring
  5. Effective Security Hardening
  6. Post-Hack Security Actions
  7. Security Notifications
  8. Website Firewall (add on)

Download on the WordPress repo here


Wordfence Security

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The Wordfence WordPress security plugin provides free enterprise-class WordPress security, protecting your website from hacks and malware.


Wordfence starts by checking if your site is already infected. We do a deep server-side scan of your source code comparing it to the Official WordPress repository for core, themes and plugins. Then Wordfence secures your site and makes it up to 50 times faster.

Wordfence Security is 100% free and open source. We also offer a Premium API key that gives you Premium Support, Country Blocking, Scheduled Scans, Password Auditing and we even check if your website IP address is being used to Spamvertize.

Download on the WordPress repo here

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WordPress Security – Colorado Springs Meetup Details

Event Details


April 19, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:


Simplex Studios
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Venue Details

Library 21c

1175 Chapel Hills Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80920 United States

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(719) 884-9800

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John Bunka | Simplex Studios

We provide website design, website development and marketing consulting for business. Located in beautiful Colorado Springs, CO. We use the latest tools to push your businesses forward and help you get in front of your target audience. Learn About Simplex Studios

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