Security

Setup and Secure CPANEL / WHM on AWS Lightsail

Today will be a refresher video on setting up Cpanel for Lightsail. A while back I did an introductory video on setting up Cpanel on Lightsail instance. This was when AWS introduced an blueprint/image of Cpanel for Lightsail instances. It was a popular video and based on comments and emails many of you found it …

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How To Setup Amazon Lightsail Alarms Notifications

In this video we walkthrough setting up Lightsail Alarm Notifications. This is a feature that should notify you by SMS or Email when your instances are experiencing spikes in usage. I would recommend using an external monitoring service in addition to this service as I don’t believe it covers all outage scenarios currently. But it …

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How to setup AWS IAM Lightsail User and Permissions

In this video I will walkthrough the process of setting up a separate AWS User for the Lightsail Console with restricted permissions. This will be useful if you need to give access to someone else other than you to maintain a Lightsail server instance. If you need to have someone let’s say manage a Lightsail …

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WordPress Tips 8 - Securing WordPress Website with 8 easy Rules

WordPress Tips: 8 steps to secure your WordPress website with .htaccess

In this video, I will continue tips on securing your #WordPress website. Its important to take the time to apply some simple security mechanisms to ensure your website doesn’t get compromised. We will walk you through 8 settings/rules you can apply to protect your website. Most of these steps involve .htaccess so make sure your …

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WordPress Tips 7 - Securing WordPress Website with wp-config Settings

How to Secure Your WordPress Website with wp-config Tweaks

In this video, we will talk-through 7 steps in securing your WordPress site through the wp-config.php settings. Many of these settings that I will show you do not come setup by default so if you’ve built your website on WordPress, check these out and make sure you’ve applied them to your production sites. NOTE: Before …

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Enhancing site security with new Lightsail firewall feature

AWS Lightsail for Beginners – Enhancing server security with new Lightsail Firewall Features

In this video I will show you the new Lightsail Firewall feature. Lightsail now allows you to restrict ports to specific IP Addresses. This feature added a layer of extra security for your Lightsail instances. Along with this update, Lightsail offers two more capabilities: Explicitly allowing or disallowing remote access to instances via Lightsail’s web-based …

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Protect and Speed Up WordPress websites

In this video, I’ll show you how to protect and speed up a WordPress website. We’ll be using a service called CloudFlare. CloudFlare can protect and optimize any website but in this video we will focus on CloudFlare configuration specific to WordPress. I will walk through 3 steps on configuring CloudFlare. There are several other …

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