Archive for the “Security” Category

Is Your Website Protected From Malware?

Posted on January 8th, 2019 by Kelly Kirkham

We hear about it almost every day: another major business is facing data corruption due to inadequate cybersecurity protection. No person or organization is immune to the dangers of cybercrime, just as no person or organization is completely secure. So what’s a small- to medium-sized business to do in the face of cybercrime? Cybersecurity is…

Locked Out? Best Password Managers

Posted on December 21st, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

Passwords play two roles. Their first purpose is to keep our information safe from anyone who might use it for nefarious deeds. The second role, which you hopefully don’t encounter often, is as a gatekeeper preventing us from accessing our own information when we forget the password. Forgetting an important password can bring our otherwise…

Is Your Password Doing Its Job?

Posted on December 18th, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

According to Norton, “Strong passwords are the key to your digital life.” Read more about how to make sure that the passwords you choose are up to the job. Passwords are the gateway between the information we need and our ability to access it. Keeping our sensitive data out of the hands of those who…

How Does Antivirus Software Work?

Posted on October 26th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

The concept of malicious software code intended to harm computers first rose to prominence in 1981, when a virus was created which targeted Apple computers. By the mid-1980s, less wholesome members of the computing industry were launching wholesale assaults on mainframe computers and the MS-DOS operating system – the Windows of its time. In response,…

Ten Easy Ways To Bolster WordPress Security

Posted on September 4th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

As the world’s most popular website-building platform and content management system, WordPress needs little introduction. Sadly, that’s also true for the internet’s less wholesome occupants. Sheer popularity has established WordPress as a key target for cybercriminals, its open-source nature making it ripe for exploitation. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to improve WordPress security. They’re…

Protect Site Visitors With A Quick Security Check

Posted on August 3rd, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

Running a website can be a lot of work. However, all your effort will be for nothing if your reputation ends up ruined by security flaws. Website visitors must feel secure while visiting your pages, especially if you are running an ecommerce website or online store. To be sure that your website security meets site visitors’…

Build A Secure Website Customers Can Trust

Posted on July 24th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

In a real brick-and-mortar store, it’s easy for customers to feel confident about making a purchase. They can see and interact with items, checking their condition and reading any specification lists. They’re also able to supervise the checkout process, ensuring that credit cards are used responsibly by the clerk. And then they leave, holding both…

The Importance Of Keeping Your Customers Safe Online

Posted on June 5th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

The war against cybercrime has become one of the 21st century’s main battlegrounds, and America is on the frontline. In 2016 over a thousand data breaches were reported across the States, compared to just 38 in the United Kingdom. One in ten US consumers has experienced a cyberattack through their home network. While the government…

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