WordPress Privacy Release

With all the news about Facebook not protecting the privacy of member data, data privacy certainly has been a hot topic lately.  You might have noticed that a LOT of other companies are now taking heed and self-imposing new privacy rules and protections for customer [...]

By |2018-05-23T08:17:47+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Website Security|
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Little Green Lock Never Looked Better!

Have you ever noticed the little green lock in your browser before, when you're on certain websites?  Normally, you want to see that green lock on any website where you're going use your credit card or share any personal data. I’ve been talking about the [...]

By |2018-04-11T14:49:44+00:00April 11th, 2018|Website Security|
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Website Security Starts with YOU

I know it's hard to believe, but "the news" recently broke away from its 24 x 7 political coverage to shine the light on some very troubling cybersecurity issues involving government and large companies. The Boeing Company, the City of Atlanta, even our nations power [...]

By |2018-04-01T14:56:19+00:00April 1st, 2018|Website Security|
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Passwords & Website Security

Have you noticed that more and more websites are asking for "strong passwords" to create an account?  In fact, I can't think of any that don't require at least an 8 character password, without capitalization and special characters (ex: %,*,&, $... etc).  That's because, using [...]

By |2018-03-05T09:33:03+00:00March 5th, 2018|Website Security|
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Meltdown & Spectre Security Flaws

Perhaps you've been paying attention to the national news and have already heard about the latest computer security flaws that could affect computers and mobile devices worldwide.  Meltdown and Spectre are two examples of the latest computer security issues that have software and computer chip [...]

By |2018-01-07T21:16:35+00:00January 7th, 2018|Website Security|

Website Security & Cryptocurrency Mining

Have you ever heard of cryptocurrency mining?  If you've heard of Bitcoin, then you know of at least one cryptocurrency, but there are many more around the world (ex: Ethereum, Litecoin, or Ripple).  In fact, there are some countries that have completely moved to an [...]

By |2018-01-02T23:39:25+00:00December 31st, 2017|Website Security|

Website Security Impacts SEO

With all the things  happening in the world today, the word "security" is being used in a wide range of topics.  But when it comes to websites, I'm willing to bet that most small business owners believe only shopping websites like Amazon or financial institutions [...]

By |2017-02-22T14:28:13+00:00February 20th, 2017|Website Security|