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Two-Factor Authentication: Why You Need It for Your Web Hosting

Two-Factor Authentication: Why You Need It for Your Web Hosting

Two-factor authentication, sometimes abbreviated to 2FA, is an easy to implement security measure that provides an additional layer of security for web hosting accounts, control panels and the admin areas of websites. Here, we’ll explain what 2FA is, why you need it and show you how to set it up. What is 2FA? When you …

Are You Ready for Self-Learning Malware?

Are You Ready for Self-Learning Malware?

For decades, the ongoing battle between cybercriminals and security developers has been hallmarked by growing sophistication. As bad actors find more advanced ways to attack, security experts are coming up with more innovative ways to counter those attacks and to predict what the next breed of attacks will look like. The prediction, today, is that …

How to Prevent Email Data Breaches

How to Prevent Email Data Breaches

Over the last couple of weeks, our Hosting and Tech Newsletter has covered two different stories about organisations that have got into hot water because of email data breaches. In this post, we’ll look at the potential security issues involved in sending emails and explain how you can prevent your organisation falling foul of regulatory …

Android Issues to Affect Websites with Let’s Encrypt SSL

Android Issues to Affect Websites with Let’s Encrypt SSL

Let’s Encrypt, the provider of free SSL certificates, has warned that issues with Google’s Android operating system could prevent the 220 million websites that use its encryption from working properly on a third of Android phones in 2021. Let’s Encrypt’s free SSL certificates have become highly popular with website owners, making it free and easy …

5 Common WordPress Attacks and How to Stop Them

5 Common WordPress Attacks and How to Stop Them

When it comes to cybersecurity, WordPress is a victim of its own success. Used on 35% of the world’s websites, its popularity makes it highly attractive to cybercriminals. While no less secure than other platforms, the sheer volume of WordPress websites means, statistically, there’s more chance of an attack. To help you to protect your …

7 Tips to Improve Remote Working Security

7 Tips to Improve Remote Working Security

Working from home will become the new normal for many employees. Companies will not want to waste their investment in remote working technology, especially as it enables them to downsize offices and make savings during a period of economic turmoil. As remote working raises a number of security issues, here are some useful tips on …

SSL Certificates – What They Are and Why Your Website Needs One

SSL Certificates – What They Are and Why Your Website Needs One

SSL certificates are one of the most important security features of a website and are essential for any company that trades online. Surprisingly, however, over 38% of websites still don’t have an SSL certificate. Indeed, many owners are unsure of what they are, what they do and why websites need them. In this post, we’ll …

6 Ways to Make Magento More Secure

6 Ways to Make Magento More Secure

Magento is a superb platform for building eCommerce stores, however, like any kind of website, it faces threats from cybercriminals who will exploit any vulnerabilities to infect your site, steal your data or defraud your customers. It is critical, therefore, that you keep your Magento site as secure as possible and, in this post, we’ll …

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