Access Denied: Keeping yourself off an attacker’s radar

Paul Gilzow (wpDirAuth, Presentation) Locking down recon to reduce ability to detect (fingerprint) what’s running. Counter measures Use apache mod_authz File protection protect wp-content (no reason for php files to be able to be directly executed in wp-content, implicitly deny everything and whitelist things that are allowed—things that need to be downloaded as […]

Why Designers Should Care About Measuring Success

“How do you know this design is better?” This question stumbles even the most seasoned designers. Businesses are recognizing the importance of design and the competitive advantage that taking a design-led approach offers. Designers are moving up the corporate ranks and we’re now beginning to see titles like “Design Strategist,” “Design Director” and “Chief Design […]