For the last several years, I have been running this website on wordpress. It was hosted on an ubuntu 18.04 digital ocean droplet, with an nginx proxy and mySQL database. Today, i migrated all my website content to plain HTML, and committed it to a github pages repository. I then clicked ‘destroy’ on the droplet. but, why?
I have worked in cyber security for 12+ years. If you’r a normal person looking to stay safe online, here are my top tips. They are simple and will go a long way. If you’r a business or think sophisticated attackers are after you, that’s a different kettle of fish. But for most of us, they probably aren’t.