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Domain Name Scams and Phishing Scams: How To Spot Internet Scams Tag: website security

In many ways the popular image of internet scams, that of the ‘generous’ Nigerian prince and the distant relative with the common name, can lull people into a false sense of security.  In reality, internet scams have developed and are a little more sophisticated and effective than you are...

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10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Web Designer Tag: website security

When hiring someone to create and design your website for you, it helps to have a checklist of essential questions you need to be asking. These questions will help you make sure that the company you’re hiring is skilled, knowledgeable and poised to give you the best service possible in order to...

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7 Reasons To Upgrade Your Website In 2019 Tag: website security

A New Year, a New You. So goes the ritual of the New Year’s resolution, with each of us approaching the year to come with a clear list of goals and a hopeful optimism. Whether it’s going to the gym, saving money, or eating healthier, we always imagine that this is the year things will be...

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Password Security Solutions Tag: website security

At this point in the Age of Internet, everyone knows that having secure passwords is a good thing. And yet, so few of us adequately protect our personal information. It can be difficult to know exactly where to begin when it comes to security in the digital age; there are so many different...

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What is SSL and Why Do You Need It? Tag: website security

Internet safety is increasingly a concern, and there are continuously new ways that scammers and hackers can gain access to your information. However this is not a doom and gloom post, rather we will explain how you can help protect yourself and your customers by discussing what SSL – Secure...

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Meltdown and Spectre – Flaws in the System Tag: website security

A few years ago, Heartbleed was all over the news, and in the beginning 2018 Meltdown and Spectre have been making the rounds. But what are they exactly? While they sound like they should belong in a James Bond film, they are essentially faults in the system that could lead to sensitive data...

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August 1: Password Security Workshop Tag: website security

Almost every week, there is a news story about a site being hacked or a data breach. Maybe you have experienced this directly. Remember when the login credentials of 117 million LinkedIn users were sold on the black market? But how can you protect yourself? How can you protect your accounts?

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Password security – Why good passwords are important Tag: website security

Picture this: You get a phone message, then another, then another, from your friends asking why you are sending them spam. Your email account has been hacked! You log into Facebook to warn everyone, and notice your last couple of posts from you… weren’t – from – you. Your Facebook account has...

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What Is SSL, And Why Should My Site Have It? Tag: website security

As a site owner or even just as an Internet user, you may have heard whispers about SSL lately. A tech-savvy friend might have stressed the importance of using "secure sites", or you may have seen an article announcing Google's new favouritism for SSL. Maybe you read about the Heartbleed...

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What Heartbleed Is & What To Do About It Tag: website security

There's been a lot of news lately about the Heartbleed website security breach, which has been leaking large amounts of sensitive online information from websites around the world.  There are even comics about it. But what exactly is Heartbleed, and why is it so serious? What can you do to...

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Heartbleed logo: red, stylized heart outline that appears to be dripping