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Unified Threat Management for Comprehensive Hosting Security
Monday, March 3rd, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Many managed hosting solutions now offer something called unified threat management (UTM). Rather than having separate solutions for firewall, anti-virus, intrusion detection, etc., all of it is rolled into one unified solution. All of it is managed through a single...
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Error Message Security
Thursday, January 30th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE One big part of web hosting that is easy to overlook is error message security. Every website is bound to display an error message from time to time, whether it is for a failed login attempt or an incorrect page...
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Time to Revisit Your Password Security
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE The annual list for the top (worst) passwords is out, and it does not bode well for password security. While many people have moved on from last year’s “password”, many have chosen “123456” as a replacement. Other favorites include “abc123”,...
SpamExperts Wins 167th Place in Deloitte’s Top 500 EMEA Awards
Thursday, December 5th, 2013THN News
PRESS RELEASE (The Hosting News) – SpamExperts, the leading provider of professional email security solutions from Amsterdam, today announces it was ranked amongst the top 200 (place 167) fastest growing companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa, in the Deloitte Technology Fast...
Secure Your WordPress Config File
Thursday, November 21st, 2013Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE WordPress is an extremely flexible and powerful content management system that many individuals and organizations rely on for blog hosting, news publications and many other types of websites. Its popularity also means that attackers may target your WordPress site using...
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Yahoo Expands Security Efforts To Protect Users
Tuesday, November 19th, 2013THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – With the recent reports of U.S. government agencies secretly accessing the data servers of tech companies, Yahoo has pledged to expand security efforts to its users by encrypting all information that goes through the company’s data...
Nowell Development Releases Cloud Security Software
Tuesday, November 19th, 2013THN News
PRESS RELEASE (The Hosting News) – Nowell Development is announcing the release of Shalom ESX 4, the premier security and risk analytics software platform for cloud environments. As more organizations are adopting cloud software solutions and externally hosted applications, there is now...
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Security: 5 Security Questions You Should Ask Your Hosting Provider
Thursday, November 14th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Your relationship with your web hosting provider should involve trust and cooperation. You should go into the relationship having full confidence that your data and your privacy will be safe. The only way to have that type of confidence is...
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Facebook Takes Steps To Secure Users Following Adobe Breach
Thursday, November 14th, 2013THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Following the October security breach of Adobe, social networking giant, Facebook, has taken precautionary steps to protect its users accounts. Facebook users who share the same password as their Adobe accounts are urged to change their...
Why Invalid SSL Certificates Hurt Business
Monday, November 11th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE SSL or Secure Sockets Layer is an encryption technology that can make sure a user’s connection to a website is secure. When a website is secure, it will use the HTTPS protocol rather than HTTP, and the user’s browser will...
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