Talk 1: Beef up your CMS login
Ben talks login forms, single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, active directory, and more to help you get your CMS’s identity management system in to the 21st century. Includes live demo and bad puns.
Speaker: Ben Dechrai
Speaker Bio: Ben Dechrai is a technologist with a staunch focus on security and privacy.
This started at the age of 11, when he wrote software to stop his mum from breaking the family PC, and resulted in his working as a developer evangelist for Auth0.
He enjoys helping developers find the joy of experimentation, from ethical skulduggery to subversive automation, and can be found on Twitter and Instagram at @bendechrai.
Talk 2: Hackers want your website!
Wil takes you through a comprehensive list of security tips that will harden your website against those nefarious wrong-doers.
Speaker: Wil Brown
Speaker Bio: Dad, WordPress Consultant, Developer, Conference Organiser, Speaker & Business Coach
Follow Wil on Twitter @DeveloperWil
The talk this month is aimed at a general audience. They do not require any advanced or development (coding) knowledge of WordPress.
Please give up your RSVP if you cannot attend so that somebody else can come along.
On the night…
6:00 pm – Arrive, network with others
6:30 pm – Welcome & presentations
7:45 pm – General questions – don’t be afraid to ask anything – WordPress related of course 😛
8:00 pm – Finish & carry on conversations at a nearby pub – TBC
Academy Xi ( https://academyxi.com/) teaches short, practical and skill-specific courses for people who want to upskill or companies wanting to upgrade their capabilities in design, innovation and digital transformation. We’ve delivered a number of custom team training programs in HCD, Digital Transformation, Agile, Product Management, Virtual and Augmented Realities and, soon, Blockchain.
What to bring
Yourself and lots of questions.
Important to know
You will need to sign in to the building using an email address. Academy Xi will not pass your email address to any other external company. This is our event host’s one condition in exchange for offering their event space to us for FREE.
Media from the events will be published to our social media channels upon presenter consent.
By attending you are giving us permission to include you in any photos or video recordings we make of the event and subsequent posting on social media sites.
If you are completely new to WordPress then go here https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/21774721/WordPress_Beginner_Video_Tutorials/