Keeping your website secure is as important as keeping your home secure. If the the locks on your front door were loose or easy to pick, you’d do something about it, right? Well, Devin Egan, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of LaunchKey is going to show you what you can do to secure your password in the age of the botnet and simple countermeasures that you can take to protect your WordPress install.
With more than 15 years of experience in systems architecture, development, administration and security, who better than Egan to teach you how to lock the front door to your website?
WCLV: What do you love most about WordPress?
DE: The community!
WCLV: What are some of your favorite WordPress-built websites?
DE: RollingStones.com, http://www.lifeisbeautifulfestival.com/
WCLV: Who is YOUR WordPress hero and why?
DE: Matt. Any questions?
WCLV: What are your favorite WordPress plugins?
DE: LaunchKey, WPScan
WCLV: What do you love about Las Vegas?
DE: The ability to get a drink or bite to eat at any hour of the day and the entertainment is tough to beat.
WCLV: What do you do for fun that’s off the grid?
DE: Skiing. It is refreshing to occasionally throw yourself down a mountain.
WCLV: Favorite book and why:
DE: Currently I can’t get “Ready Player One” out of my head. It can be pretty dorky, but the nostalgia trip and environment within the book are engaging.
WCLV: What is the strangest thing you’ve ever done with a piece of bacon?
DE: No comment.