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Chris Wiegman
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Attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Lives in Sarasota, FL
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Today I have the privilege of talking about one of my favorite topics, security, with one of the largest groups of developers I’ve ever spoken to. While the talk is short, only 25 minutes with questions, hopefully it will give a few folks some ideas on…
Slides from Loopconf 2015 - Security for WordPress developers which talked about securing WordPress code.
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“The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” – Thomas Edison
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We spent the afternoon walking around the jetties in Venice, FL where we ran into all of these amazing creatures.
We spent the afternoon walking around the jetties in Venice, FL where we ran into all of these amazing creatures.
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“It’s not the cough that carries you off, It’s the coffin, they, carry you off in!” -Gaelic Storm
"It's not the cough that carries you off, It's the coffin, they, carry you off in!" -Gaelic Storm
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“Design is not just what it looks like. Design is how it works.” – Steve Jobs
"Design is not just what it looks like. Design is how it works." - Steve Jobs
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Today I had the honor to talk about a topic dear to me at WordCamp San Diego, Vetting Plugins. This talk provides a quick overview of what plugins are and how to know the plugin you’re installing is the right one for you. If you’re new to WordPress or…
Today I had the honor to talk about a topic dear to me at WordCamp San Diego, Vetting Plugins. This talk provides a quick overview of what plugins are and
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“When I’m working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem.” – Buckminster Fuller
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Web Developer
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Web Development, WordPress, PHP, JavaScript, SEO, Blogging, LAMP/LEMP Administration
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  • 10up
    Senior Web Engineer, 2015 - present
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Sarasota, FL
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Developer of cool stuff
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Developer, writer, pilot, teacher, husband, horrible cook.
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Developed the Better WP Security plugin for WordPress and numerous other open source projects.
Education
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
    M.S. Computer Science, 2007 - 2011
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
    B.S. Aviation Management, 1998 - 2002
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The security of the most popular programming languages
www.net-security.org

A new WhiteHat Security report takes a deeper look into the security of a number of the most popular programming languages including .Net, J

WordPress.com Adds Support For Markdown: Is TinyMCE On Its Way Out?
www.wptavern.com

Today WordPress.com announced that the platform now supports Markdown, the plain text to HTML conversion tool. The syntax was created to be

WordPress Security: Is Your WordPress Site Really Secure? - WPExplorer
www.wpexplorer.com

WordPress security is serious business. Use these tips and our 10 WordPress Security Plugin recommendations to help secure your WordPress in

Here's the Slide That Could Kill Responsive Design
marketingland.com

Responsive design is supposed to make everyone’s life easier: build once and publish across platforms and devices. Google likes and recommen

Why we all need to keep watching iThemes
chrislema.com

Every time you can take something complex and make it easier, people will love you. That's why we all need to keep watching iThemes.

The Top 10 Ways Blogs and WordPress Are Used in Schools | The Edublogger
theedublogger.com

Edublogs is built on WordPress – which was once just for blogs. But now, WordPress is used for way more than blogs and powers around 20% of

Private group chat and IM, business and team collaboration - HipChat
www.hipchat.com

HipChat is hosted group chat and IM for companies and teams. Supercharge real-time collaboration with persistent chat rooms, file sharing, a

Schneier on Security: Risk-Based Authentication
www.schneier.com

The risk score estimates the risk associated with a log-in attempt based on a user's typical log-in and usage profile, taking into account t

Click here to support Help Us Help Molly Holzschlag by Mollys Friends
www.gofundme.com

If Tim Berners-Lee is the father of the Web, than Molly Holzschlag is its fairy godmother. Who is Molly Holzschlag? Molly E. Holzschlag has

Google Bots Doing SQL Injection Attacks
blog.sucuri.net

One of the things we have to be very sensitive about when writing rules for our CloudProxy Website Firewall is to never block any major sear

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized
twistedsifter.com

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One

Genesis 2.0 - User Beware
wphighed.org

Those of you that are using Genesis as your parent theme or framework may have noticed that there's a new version available. Genesis 2.0 is

Apple Developer Website Hacked; Developer Names, Addresses May Have Been...
www.macrumors.com

In an email to developers today, Apple revealed that its Developer Center website was breached by unknown hackers and was taken offline last

Funny the way it is: Stranded Dave Matthews hitches ride with fan to show
www.cnn.com

A stranded Dave Matthews hitches a ride with a fan to his show

SSH Brute Force – The 10 Year Old Attack That Still Persists
blog.sucuri.net

One of the first server-level compromises I had to deal with in my life was around 12 ago, and it was caused by a SSH brute force attack. A

Super useful tools for CSS coding | CatsWhoCode.com
www.catswhocode.com

Super useful tools for CSS coding. Published on July 15th, 2013 by Jean-Baptiste Jung. 0 Comments -. When you develop a website or web app,

Ghost – The WordPress of the Future is Here - Weblogbetter - Blog Tips
weblogbetter.com

Ghost, a brand new open source blogging platform that promises to redefine blogging. Ghost is a startup initiative that gives bloggers what

Of TrueType Font Vulnerabilities and the Windows Kernel
threatpost.com

This month's Patch Tuesday security bulletins called attention to vulnerabilities in the Windows kernel's font-processing engine, which had

Cybercriminals Use Evernote as C&C | threatpost
threatpost.com

At least one group of cybercriminals has taken to Evernote, the popular cloud-based note-taking and data-sharing service, as a base of opera

Better WP Security 3.4.9 - Bit51.com
bit51.com

Well, time sure has flown lately. I just realized that I haven't pushed any updates to Better WP Security in almost 2 whole months (this is