YoastCon: The State Of WordPress Security

Tony Perez Keynote Speaker YoastCon

Almost five years ago, Joost started the company Yoast, offering website reviews and free plugins. Yoast’s core business was, and is, sharing knowledge and making it easier to create usable websites. Five years later Yoast has turned into one of the biggest WordPress plugin providers with 21 employees (and counting)! To celebrate reaching five years,…

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The Dynamic and Complicated Online Threats

Tony Perez WordCamp US 2015

This May I was thrilled to travel to Prague, Czech Republic as a keynote speaker for J And Beyond 2015, An International Joomla Conference to deliver the talk The Dynamic and Complicated Online Threats (Challenges Website Owners Face). I was also thrilled to have my company, Sucuri, sponsor the event. After investing the better part…

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WordCamp Minneapolis 2015: Building and Running a Global Workforce

Tony Perez WordCamp Minneapolis 2015

Recently I spoke at WordCamp Minneapolis 2015 on Building and Running a Global Workforce: The People Aspect of a Remote Company. While I usually speak about security, in this talk I share the challenges of a remote work force and speak about people issues, culture, growth challenges, scaling, and everything in between. In June of…

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10 Deadly Sales Mistakes Startups Make

Sales Mistakes

I spent this past week in San Francisco, attending events, meeting and collaborating with interesting people. To say I’m mentally tired would be an understatement. On Thursday, I had the opportunity to attend an event called Sales Hacker Conference. I honestly had no idea what to expect. What I did know was that I knew…

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A Day with the Woo: WooConf 2014

Woo Conf

To think I was not going to attend the event. It was already later in the year, November, and besides, as my beloved friend Chris Lema pointed out, I had been rejected to speak. Forgive @perezbox and his tweets. He got a rejection letter from #wooconf without even applying to speak. — Chris Lema (@chrislema)…

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WordCamp Europe 2014: WordPress Security Starts With Posture

Tony Perez WordCamp Europe 2014 Security

Recently I spoke at WordCamp Europe 2014 on the topic WordPress Security — It Starts With Posture. The threats website owners face today range in scale and complexity — from large DDOS attacks leveraging WordPress core functionality, to vulnerabilities found in some of the largest plugins in the ecosystem. The Security dilemma is not shrinking,…

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