Almost ten years ago Data Privacy Day was created in the US and Canada in an effort to bring more awareness to staying safe online. January 28th is a day, set aside, to help boost a more secure and safer internet for all users. Being mindful of how you protect yourself online is imperative. … Read more about Do You Rely on the Internet for your Business? Stay Safe Online.
As a fan of this blog, you know our number one area of expertise is online security, specifically Wordpress. On January 11th, Wordpress released and made available WordPress 4.7.1. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your Wordpress website(s) … Read more about WordPress 4.7.1 Security and Maintenance Release – UPDATE NOW!
Ready to optimize your WordPress website? Today I'm going to be tackling three key areas that we focused on with our clients in 2016... and give you 7 action steps you can take this month to jumpstart your business in 2017. [1-3: WEBSITE SECURITY] You might have heard that 2016 was the year … Read more about 7 easy steps to improve your website security, page speed, and conversion rates
Google has announced they want to make navigating the Internet safer. Read on. Google Chrome SSL Requirements Beginning in January 2017, those of you who are Chrome users will be notified that some HTTP sites are "not secure." At this time, when connecting via the Chrome browser there is a … Read more about Site “Not Secure”: Google Chrome SSL Requirements for 2017
Site Uptime Monitoring: The Basic Concept of Downtime and Uptime Uptime is a computer technology term for the time period when a server remains online and is accessible. If the server of a website is offline and is can’t be accessed by the visitors, it is termed as Downtime. In general, Uptime is … Read more about Site Uptime Monitoring: How To Easily Track Site Uptime and Downtime
STOP! Have you heard of the new dangerous malware called Gooligan? It's been hitting Android smartphone users. Do you know if your Google account has been hit with this? 1.3 million mobiles affected since August "A new variant of Android malware is responsible for what’s believed to be … Read more about Is Your Google Account Infected? Android Smartphone Users Beware!
It's very important to use a WordPress contact form plugin. It's a much safer option than using an email address which will help keep spam out of your inbox. Sure you are still going to get some junk through your contact form but it really cuts down on the amount of spam. Using a contact form is … Read more about The Importance of Having a WordPress Contact Form Plugin
Week 3 of #CyberAware Month focuses on recognizing and combating cyber crime in our connected world. Learn more at http://ncsam.info/13o8jKO. Cyber crime takes many forms. Be sure to protect yourself and others by being cyber aware. “As cybercriminals sharpen their hacking skills, we must take … Read more about Fight Fraud: How to Recognize & Combat Cybercrime
This month is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. We have been an official champion and supporting them for a couple years now. We truly believe in what they are doing in making the Internet a safer place. STOP|THINK|CONNECT celebrates it's 6th birthday this month. They have tons of tips for … Read more about Tips for Staying Safe Online: Be #CyberAware!
Website Usability Testing Tips Usability tips to increase time-on-site and conversions User experience and conversion optimization go hand in hand. Good user experience can significantly improve conversion rate on your website. And the fact is you cannot thrive without usability and user … Read more about Website Usability Testing: Tips to Converting Your Audience