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How to Sell Exclusive or Premium Content on Your Website
Monday, September 22nd, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE By design the web is normally open to everyone, and any websites you find on the web usually have free content. In some cases, however, you may want to keep premium content reserved for your paying customers or members. This...


4 Ways to Make your Website a Target for Intrusion
Wednesday, September 10th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Web hosting security can be complex and time consuming. There are so many creative ways for people with nefarious intent to do harm to your website, and you might spend a good amount of time trying to make sure they...

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Tips for Keeping cPanel and WHM Secure
Thursday, September 4th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Hosting automation helps make managing your server and websites easier and more efficient. Control panels are one type of common hosting automation, and cPanel is perhaps the most famous. As with any hosting automation, a control panel also adds an...

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Shared SSL vs. Private SSL Certificates
Tuesday, March 11th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE While shopping for an Ecommerce host, you might have stumbled upon the term “shared SSL” as an option in the lower-cost hosting plans. Because SSL is so important for ecommerce, it is imperative that you understand what shared SSL is...

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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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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...


Webinar: SSL Certificates Amid the IPv4 Shortage
Wednesday, October 16th, 2013THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – SSL certificate provider GlobalSign will be offering a webinar regarding the task of offering SSL certificates amid the shortage of IPv4 addresses. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 22nd at 1:00 PM EST and...


Yahoo! Turning on SSL Encrpytion by Default
Tuesday, October 15th, 2013THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Yahoo! will turn on encryption by default for webmail users beginning January 8th, the company recently signaled. The tech giant made its intentions clear in a message to The Washington Post. Yahoo! began offering SSL as...


5 Features Good Ecommerce Hosts Should Offer
Wednesday, September 11th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Online businesses are very important customers for web hosting providers. Almost every web host will tell you they are good for ecommerce, but you will need to do a little investigating to find out which ones offer the features you...

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Prolexic Discusses SSL Key Sharing Tools
Wednesday, August 28th, 2013THN News  
PRESS RELEASE (The Hosting News) – Prolexic, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, announced today that its secure socket layer (SSL) key sharing tools allow customers to maintain control of their SSL keys at all times, while...