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AITP members have been invited to attend:
STLCyberCon 2017: A Cybersecurity Conference and Career Fair
at the University of Missouri–St. Louis (UMSL) on November 17th, 2017. You can register at
is offering AITP members a complimentary VIP pass--valued at $100--to the 2017 St. Louis Tech-Security Conference.
This event will be held:
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
8:15 am to 5:00 pm
Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel St. Louis
191 Westport Plaza Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
To register, use promomotional code "dcnonprofits" and click here:
St. Louis Tech Security Registration
If you would like additional information, please click here for the event agenda
St. Louis Tech Security Information
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The August 24, 2017 meeting was sponsored by:
Talent | Training | Advice
Joint St. Louis Linux Users Group/CompTIA AITP St. Louis Chapter Meeting
Thursday, November 16, 2017
University of Missouri - Saint Louis
5:30 - Networking - Light Refreshments
6:00 - Presentation
Topic: Exorcising a Badly Managed WordPress Server
Presented by: Lee Lammert and Chuck Doolittle
Cost (waived for current students with valid Student ID card):
$10.00 prior to noon on 11/15/2017
$15.00 after noon on 11/15/2017
How do you identify WordPress servers that have been infected with malware? Even more difficult, how do you disinfect them? In the past six months, Lee Lammert and Chuck Doolittle have done just that with multiple WordPress servers. Please join us for this informative and insightful presentation that will show actual work on a a server using a shell prompt. In addition, they will review multiple ways to identify WordPress servers infected with malware and how to disinfect them. These malware infections could have been prevented with simple security basics. Lee and Chuck will show you ways to prevent your WordPress server from becoming infected with malware.
Lee Lammert, PhD is Chief Scientist of Omnitec Corporaiton, a System/Network Integrator providing core IT services using Free Software. Focus projects include Monitoring Systems (Nagios, Merlin, Adagios), specialized application servers and Virtual Environments (Windows VMs on Linux, Storage, SANs), DR and Replication, applied Cloud Services, Infrastructure Services (DNS, Mail, Web), and core Open Source languages (Perl, Ruby, PHP).
Chuck Doolittle has 20+ years of Systems Architecture, Engineering, Administration, and Operations experience (occasionally all at the same time). He has been a Linux user since 1995, working in varying fields from government and gambling resorts to e-business hosting, telephone service, and forest products manufacturing. He is also the CIO for Heritage Information Radio, an online and low-power AM station based in Norwich, CT serving all of The Last Green Valley.
It is very important that you register in advance for this meeting. Your meeting fee includes a parking pass which will be emailed to you prior to the meeting. If you don't have a parking pass, you will get ticketed by campus police.
You have the option of registering and paying on-line through our customized page hosted by Vanco Payment Solutions. We chose Vanco because they are well established (over 20 years of expertise in non-profits), fully PCI certified, have over 30,000 clients and process over $13.1 billion in credit card transcactions each year. Your information is fully encrypted and held in the utmost confidentiality. We will receive notification that you have registered and will send a parking pass to you via email. Meeting fees are non-refundable. Please click here to register and pay on-line.
If you prefer to pay at the door, please click here to email us. Please include your name, company name, email address, and the number of people attending.
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