New Updates to HubSpot’s All-In-One Marketing Plugin for WordPress

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Integrating your WordPress sites with HubSpot’s best-in-class marketing tools just got even better, as HubSpot recently made a number of updates to its popular plugin for WordPress. The plugin, which integrates HubSpot’s top-rated CRM, Marketing, Sales, and Customer Service platform with WordPress, was already a great way for users to grow their email lists, generate… The post New Updates to HubSpot’s All-In-One Marketing Plugin for WordPress appeared first on WP Engine.

Delivering WordPress Security for a Growing Brand

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Envoy Mortgage, an independently-owned national mortgage lender serving retail originators, has been providing customers with a streamlined mortgage process since 1997. While their business has grown over the past two decades, so has their web presence, and along with it, all of the cybersecurity issues that today’s businesses face. With the proliferation of DDoS attacks… The post Delivering WordPress Security for a Growing Brand appeared first on WP Engine.

GDPR: Lessons Learned

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It’s been more than a year since the  General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)went into effect in the EU. While this series of data privacy and protection laws apply to citizens of the EU, any global organization that holds or processes EU resident data is subject to GDPR regulation.  It’s clear that GDPR has and will… The post GDPR: Lessons Learned appeared first on WP Engine.

WordFence Now Works on WP Engine

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At WP Engine, we maintain a list of plugins that are disallowed on our platform for various reasons. We do this to ensure the security and performance of our WordPress Digital Experience Platform and to prevent redundancies between certain plugins and our platform.  WordFence, which is a highly popular security plugin used by more than… The post WordFence Now Works on WP Engine appeared first on WP Engine.

How to Stop a DDoS Attack

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With distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks becoming more advanced, more forceful, and more prevalent in today’s digital world, DDoS mitigation has become an integral part of your technology stack. But stopping DDoS attacks is far from a simple process, and finding the right way to mitigate this type of malicious activity is different for every organization.… The post How to Stop a DDoS Attack appeared first on WP Engine.

Get Ready for WP Engine’s 2019 Digital Breakthrough Summit

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WP Engine’s Digital Breakthrough Summit is just a week away, and if you haven’t registered yet, there is no time like the present. The annual event brings together tech visionaries, agency trailblazers, and brand pioneers for two days of keynote speeches, panel discussions, and break-out sessions all geared towards helping you find your next digital… The post Get Ready for WP Engine’s 2019 Digital Breakthrough Summit appeared first on WP Engine.

A Shifting Security Mindset

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In the business world, cybersecurity has traditionally been viewed as a nice-to-have, rather than a mission-critical, organization-wide imperative. Transformation and growth simply haven’t shared the same conversation space as threat protection, privacy threats, and data breaches. In recent years, however, companies have begun to realize just how vulnerable they really are, and that they can … The post A Shifting Security Mindset appeared first on WP Engine.

Security Update: WordPress 5.0.1

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WordPress has released a new security update to WordPress core: version 5.0.1. This release is not specific to the new WordPress editor introduced in 5.0, but rather a vulnerability that exists as far back as version 3.7. For details on this release you may reference the official blog post on WordPress.org: https://wordpress.org/news/2018/12/wordpress-5-0-1-security-release/ There are some backwards-compatibility … The post Security Update: WordPress 5.0.1 appeared first on WP Engine.

Maintenance Update: WordPress 4.9.8 Copy

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WordPress has released a new maintenance update today to WordPress core: version 4.9.8. Version 4.9.8 comes with maintenance fixes which the WordPress core team deemed impactful enough to warrant a release. Also included in this version is a callout to “Try Gutenberg.” The “Try Gutenberg” button is available on the dashboard page of wp-admin. This … The post Maintenance Update: WordPress 4.9.8 Copy appeared first on WP Engine.

Cyber Defense as a Strategic Investment: Introducing Global Edge Security

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Security breaches continue to make headlines for all the wrong reasons. From leading retailers to airlines to the restaurants we frequent every day, no business is immune from the threat of a cyber attack. To make matters worse, the volume and sophistication of these attacks are increasing year after year. In the last quarter of … The post Cyber Defense as a Strategic Investment: Introducing Global Edge Security appeared first on WP Engine.