Security, privacy, and related topics have been all over the news in recent months. Much of this is due to the roll-out of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – a new set of legal rules regarding the way personal data must be handled. Of course, the GDPR isn’t the only topic of discussion. Cookies are also a popular topic once again. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of misinformation about how cookies relate to the GDPR, and what your responsibilities are as a website owner when it comes to consent and security. In this article, we’ll aim to clear up the […]
Doc’s WordPress News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. When the news drops, I will pick it up and deliver it right to you. In this week’s News Drop, we talk about the California Consumer Protection Act of 2018 and how it might affect WordPress users. We also talk about how the CCPA compares to the GDPR. Love WordPress News, but hate reading? My name is Doc and this is Doc Pop’s News Drop. We’ve heard a ton about the GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation that went into affect a few months ago, but […]
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Doc’s WordPress News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. When the news drops, I will pick it up and deliver it right to you. The GDPR Compliance team has been working hard on adding new privacy tools to WordPress. The current beta release for 4.9.6 has many of these features in place. The final version of WordPress 4.9.6 is expected to be released before the GDPR goes into effect on May 25th. In this week’s News Drop video, we go through some of those new features. Install the WordPress Beta Tester plugin to give it […]
Doc’s WordPress News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. When the news drops, I will pick it up and deliver it right to you. In this week’s News Drop we talk about the best WordPress plugins to help you reach GDPR compliance by the May 25th deadline as well as what the WordPress core team is doing to make WordPress compliant too. We also hear some behind the scenes news from WordCamp Europe about some of the GDPR workshops and sessions at WCEU. Love WordPress news, but hate reading? My name is Doc and this […]
Keeping an activity log of everything that happens on your WordPress websites and multisite networks is a vital security measure. As such, it’s important to understand how the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will impact the way you use your security and activity log. With the GDPR set to roll out soon, you’ll want to ensure that you are following it to the letter. Fortunately, WordPress plugins such as WP Security Audit Log can help you move towards compliance for your website, and for your security log itself. The GDPR stipulates that you must keep a log so you can remain […]