WordPress Security 2019 - Destroy Malware & Defeat Hackers | Alexander Oni | Skillshare

WordPress Security 2019 - Destroy Malware & Defeat Hackers

Alexander Oni, Web Developer & Cyber Security Expert

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35 Lessons (2h 40m)
    • 1. Welcome to the Course

      1:21
    • 2. First things First

      4:20
    • 3. Connect with Me

      1:25
    • 4. How to take this course

      2:07
    • 5. Why Would I get Attacked

      3:30
    • 6. The Role of Web Hosts

      4:30
    • 7. Plugin maintenance

      4:47
    • 8. HTTPS and SSL

      6:31
    • 9. A Trick to Fool the Bad Guys

      3:52
    • 10. Changing the Default Login URL

      2:43
    • 11. 2 Factor Authentication

      11:50
    • 12. Backups

      2:28
    • 13. Introduction to FTP

      5:57
    • 14. Restricting Access via IP Addresses

      3:39
    • 15. Password Protecting the WP Admin Folder

      5:35
    • 16. Disabling PHP Execution in Certain Directories

      3:01
    • 17. Protecting the wp config File

      2:37
    • 18. Protecting the .htaccess File

      2:16
    • 19. Blocking Author Scans

      2:23
    • 20. Banning an IP Address

      0:51
    • 21. Disabling Hot Linking

      4:23
    • 22. How to Hide the WordPress Version

      4:27
    • 23. WordPress Security Keys

      5:02
    • 24. Changing the Default Table Prefix

      8:57
    • 25. 7 Signs You have been Hacked

      6:11
    • 26. The Google Transparency Tool

      2:25
    • 27. How to Fix a Hacked Site

      7:56
    • 28. How to Remove Malware Manually

      5:27
    • 29. Plugins Section Introduction

      1:30
    • 30. Akismet

      5:51
    • 31. Expire Passwords Plugin

      1:41
    • 32. Sucuri Security

      11:09
    • 33. User Role Editor Plugin

      5:16
    • 34. Loginizer

      6:14
    • 35. WP Security Audit Plugin

      7:24

About This Class

WordPress Security is a critical topic among website owners. With the increasing number of vulnerabilities and attacks that are happening every minute, anyone can be a victim of these breaches—both companies big and small as well as individuals. 

Below are some shocking statistics on why WordPress security is such a big issue

  • Each week, Google blacklists around 20,000 websites for malware, and around 50,000 for phishing.

  •  Hackers attack WordPress sites both big and small, with over 90,978 attacks happening per minute

  • 18 million WordPress users were compromised during the worst breach of WordPress security.

  •  73% of the 40,000 most popular websites that use the WordPress software are vulnerable to attack

  • 52% of reported WordPress security vulnerabilities relate to WordPress plugins

The objective of this course is teach you both basic and advanced techniques that you can apply to properly secure and harden your WordPress website against hackers and cyber criminals. 

We'll cover steps you can take to better protect your website including:

  • Two-step verification

  • Using security keys

  • Changing WordPress defaults

  • Hiding, password protecting & denying access to core WordPress files and directories

  • How to use HTTPS and SSL certificates

  • Selecting the right host

  • Selecting the right themes and plugins

  • Banning an IP address

  • and many other security measures

Not sure what these are? Not only will you learn about these security measures here, I'll show you exactly how to implement each one.

On top of that you will also learn

  • How to use 9 of the best WordPress security plugins

  • And the exact steps to take if your website is hacked

The course is perfect for both beginners and advanced users of WordPress and it also comes with a 30 day back money guarantee so you have got nothing to lose.

Enroll today and learn how to secure your WordPress website.