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WordPress Security Checklist- What You Should Know

WordPress Security Checklist: What You Should Know

Why small websites should take security seriously. Many business owners are tempted to underestimate their need for website security because their sites don’t receive enough traffic. However, hackers are a little like burglars canvasing a neighborhood. A house in a wealthy neighborhood might have more valuable property, but it will also have higher security, which… read more

website security threats

Security News: The Latest in Website Security Threats

Ahh, hackers. Unfortunately for the general Internet user population, those kids in basements stealing all of your information and blackmailing you with your audition tapes for Real World haven’t gone anywhere. So this week, we’re going to talk about what they’ve been up to in recent months. We like to stay up on our cybersecurity… read more

Warding off the WP Hacker 101 website security image

Warding off the WP Hacker Demons 101

Let’s face it, having a website is sort of like having a house – or more accurately, like having a house in Compton. If you don’t lock your doors and close your blinds, you’re bound to get robbed. The difference with your website is, there’s always a new door being found. Hackers are constantly scouring… read more

What the New GDPR Regulations Mean for American Web Agencies

What the New GDPR Regulations Mean for American Web Agencies

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulations come into effect May 25th. Are you ready? In just a few months, the EU will begin to enforce a new set of regulations that could affect businesses worldwide. These regulations, called the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are intended to protect the personal data of EU citizens. But… read more

Website security tips for WordPress sites.

8 Website Security Tips for WordPress Sites

How can you protect your website from hackers and keep your resources secure? Like many website owners, you may think that your site isn’t high- profile enough to be hacked. However, website hacks aren’t just to steal your valuable information. They’re also to use your website resources to set up temporary servers to host files… read more

Google, SSL Certificates, and SEO: What you should know.

Google, SSL Certificates, and SEO: What You Should Know

What Google’s new SSL policy means for your website. You’re probably already familiar with SSL certification from looking at URLs in your address bar. Secure websites are those that begin with HTTPS rather than the standard HTTP. As you can probably surmise, the “S” stands for “secure.” Meanwhile, SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer, and… read more