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
Uncover the Hidden Threat
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
We did DNS and survived
Securing a web app admin area, by combining Tailscale with MagicDNS split DNS feature, Systemd-resolved and Caddy.
Humans Get Hit by Buses
Embrace Automatic Updates
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
Tim takes a look at why migrating mail providers are always interesting even if you are a supposeded “pro”
Has your host got Ransomware?
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tim dissects a recent talk from Steelcon, what went right and wrong.
Bye Bye KeePass, hello Bitwarden
Why did I move to using Bitwarden from KeePass, was it a headache and was it worth it?