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Security Trends for 2019: DDoS Attacks, Credential Stuffing and Application-Level Attacks

Awareness of cybersecurity threats is one of the best gifts small business owners and system operators can give to themselves. As the threat landscape continues to evolve, knowing what kind of attacks have been happening and thinking about what could happen in the future is a key to effective preparation and maintaining a proactive security […]

Top 5 Most Common Security Issues and How to Fix Them

Most businesses are aware that a spam filter and antivirus program are not all they need to protect themselves from the constantly evolving landscape of cybersecurity threats. Knowing just what a comprehensive security stance entails, however, is far less obvious. Comprehensive web security includes a full suite of tools to protect against malware infections, data […]

High Availability Hosting – The Best Defense Against Downtime

Digitizing business processes has enabled small and medium-sized businesses, agencies, and other organizations to raise productivity by making applications available to employees wherever and whenever they need them and encouraging continuous collaboration. When a mission-critical application goes down, however, all of that improved productivity grinds to a halt, and all workloads depending on the app […]

5 Security Questions You Need to Ask Your Cloud Hosting Provider

For years, the cloud hosting industry has been fighting the concept that hosting in the cloud is less secure than keeping data in your own data center (“data center” could mean anything from a few dusty computers in a closet to a state-of-the-art conditioned facility). Now that Cloud Service Providers have convinced the market that […]

Free Ebook: How To Secure Your WordPress Site, 5 Essential Approaches

Securing the most popular content management system on the market is no easy task. We’re talking about WordPress, of course. According to a 2015 W3Techs survey, WordPress websites take up 58.7% of the CMS market and WordPress powers 25% of the entire Internet. Taking up this much of the market means one thing to security-conscious […]

Recent WordPress-Based Website Hacks: The Panama Papers, The Redirect Hack, & More

Not a month goes by – sometimes not a week – without news of a hack into WordPress sites. With WordPress security, the suspected actors may change, as do the victims, but more often than not, the hack itself boils down to the bad guys either exploiting a new vulnerability or taking advantage of lax […]