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Security

General Security and WordPress specific security posts, remember if you are having an issue, always contact an expert to help you.

The curious case of the funny admin

The curious case of the funny admin

Uncover the Hidden Threat

DevOps | Security | WordPress

Ever had that unsettling feeling that something’s not right, but can’t put your finger on it? Discover how Tim, worked through the case of a compromised site.

Tailscale & Caddy for better admin security

Tailscale & Caddy for better admin security

We did DNS and survived

DevOps | Security

Securing a web app admin area, by combining Tailscale with MagicDNS split DNS feature, Systemd-resolved and Caddy.

Humans Get Hit by Buses

Humans Get Hit by Buses

Embrace Automatic Updates

DevOps | Security | WordPress

Automatic updates don’t need to be feared both in terms of their reliability and their jobs they are a tool and one you should embrace.

Lessons learnt migrating from Mailchimp to Buttondown

Lessons learnt migrating from Mailchimp to Buttondown

Security

Tim takes a look at why migrating mail providers are always interesting even if you are a supposeded “pro”

Has your host got Ransomware?

Has your host got Ransomware?

Security | WordPress

Tim takes a look at the recent Ransomware attack on a popular host and asks could it happen to you? Are you prepared and what steps can you take to mitigate such thing?

Introducing WP User Sentry

Introducing WP User Sentry

Security | WordPress

Tim introduces his latest plugin he has been working on, WP User Sentry and explains why he felt there was a need for such a plugin in the market.

Back To Basics: Backup Strategies

Back To Basics: Backup Strategies

Security | WordPress

Backing up shouldn’t just be about security, Tim guides us through how to backup, what to backup, when to backup and with what on a WordPress site.

Pressing Forward – Random Mutterings

Pressing Forward – Random Mutterings

DevOps | General | Security | WordPress

Not yet a subscriber of Tims Random Mutterings newsletter? Want to know more like whats actually in one? Well then have a look at March edition and then you know subscribe!

Back to Basics – User Management Strategies

Back to Basics – User Management Strategies

Security | WordPress

In this second article in the series, Tim gets back to basics with WordPress security this time focusing on user management from passwords to access control and how to deal with ex-employees credentials.

Back to Basics – Updating WordPress Strategies

Back to Basics – Updating WordPress Strategies

Security | WordPress

In the first of a series of posts, Tim gets back to basics with WordPress security with his first look at different updating strategies for WordPress, core and plugins.

Behind the scenes of a talk

Events and Talks | Security | WordPress

Tim dissects a recent talk from Steelcon, what went right and wrong.

Bye Bye KeePass, hello Bitwarden

General | Security

Why did I move to using Bitwarden from KeePass, was it a headache and was it worth it?