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Yahoo Increases Security Measures By Encrypting Data Centers
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Yahoo has increased its efforts to secure user data from snooping eyes by fully encrypting its data centers and making its services more secure. Yahoo Chief Information Security Officer, Alex Stamos, announced on Wednesday that as...

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Google Encrypts Gmail To Prevent NSA Spying
Friday, March 21st, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Google is adding more security protections for its users to ensure that their e-mail messages are safe from spying eyes, announced the company on Thursday. According to a blog post from Google, Gmail will now be...

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Basic .htaccess Security Tips
Thursday, March 13th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE If you web host runs Apache HTTP server to host your website, it might also allow users like you to utilize .htaccess files. If you are not sure if your host does allow them, you should check the host’s documentation...

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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”,...

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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...

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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...

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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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