Posts Tagged “security”

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…

Catch Our Black Friday Savings

Posted on November 23rd, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

It’s our favorite time of year! It’s the time when we get to offer you great deals on email, shared hosting, and security services. Black Friday has come and we can’t wait to tell you about these special saving opportunities. It’s certain that this year, Midphase’s Black Friday sale has something for everyone. Browse our…

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,…

Fact Or Fiction: 5 Cloud Hosting Myths

Posted on October 23rd, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

Anyone familiar with the world of shared hosting may well have some conceptual gaps in their knowledge of cloud hosting. Shared hosting is easy to understand: there’s a data center somewhere in the world with a server that you lease a portion of. Cloud hosting isn’t quite as simple. The intricacies of increased uptime, availability…

The Concepts Behind The Blockchain

Posted on September 21st, 2018 by Neil Cumins

While it might have a slightly mechanical sound to it, the blockchain is actually a crucial aspect of online data processing. But what is it, how does it work, and why might it be important in the coming years?  Block party Work started on developing a cryptographically secure chain of blocks in the early 1990s…

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…

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