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Security

5 steps to keeping your Drupal site secure

Security violations associated with software applications are an on-going threat in the digital world. The risk can be reduced if the underlying frameworks are made more secure. Drupal is known to be one of the most efficient platforms available to… Continue Reading →

How to avoid your WordPress website being hacked

WordPress is used by 59.5% of all websites with a known CMS – says W3Techs [1]. Out of 34,371 infected websites, 83% of them were running WordPress – says Sucuri [2] The two statistics do make for uncomfortable reading. Does… Continue Reading →

Azure Information Protection – How secure is your data?

Have you sent an email containing sensitive business or customer information? Was the data protected? Not handling sensitive data properly could cause real implications for you and your business. Some of these include fines (for GDPR non-compliance), loss of customer… Continue Reading →

Is Google Chrome punishing your website for not having an SSL? Yes, it is!

We explained a couple of months back that an important change was coming to how Google handles websites without an SSL certificate. Well, that change has now happened. Google Chrome 68 was released on July 24th and is merrily showing… Continue Reading →

Why having an SSL certificate matters to your business…

Why having an SSL certificate matters to your business… As a website owner, you don’t want anything getting in the way of visitors (in other words ‘paying customers’) reaching your site do you? But that’s just what Google’s new version… Continue Reading →

WordPress vulnerability leads to compromised sites

WordPress recently confirmed a security flaw has existed in its WordPress blogging software since the end of 2016. The bug has affected tens of thousands of websites, specifically WordPress blogs and news of the vulnerability continues to spread via popular… Continue Reading →

Chrome warns users HTTP is not secure

Is your website’s connection secure? Google Chrome is about to change how non-secure pages are displayed so now is a good time to check. From this month, Chrome will start marking HTTP sites as not secure so users will be… Continue Reading →

Keep your WordPress site secure

Online security experts have warned that a mounting series of attacks on WordPress installations are behind the growth of an oddly powerful botnet, made up of over 90,000 IP addresses currently. The BBC has reported on these wide-spread attacks, designed… Continue Reading →

Christmas time…mistletoe and cyber crime

Are you all set for Christmas? Or are you like me… in a panic after suddenly realising its next week?! There’s so much to do, so many gifts still to get, it is the time for giving after all, but… Continue Reading →