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The what and why of WordPress security

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I'm sure you've read at least one "Guide to WordPress Security" or "Top Ten Tips to Keep Your WordPress Site Safe" articles. Maybe you even implemented a few, or all, of the suggestions. But did you understand why certain items were suggested, or what exactly they accomplished? In this session will discuss the most common security suggestions for WordPress:

- Why they are suggested
- What they accomplish
- When you should apply them (and when you shouldn't)
- How they tie back to core security principles
- How we can augment these suggestions to build an even more robust security posture

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus 2018 website at

Paul Gilzow

What is WPCampus?
WPCampus 2018 was the third annual in-person conference for the WPCampus community, a gathering of web professionals, educators and people dedicated to the confluence of WordPress in higher education. The event took place July 12-14 on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis. Learn more about the event at

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