When we see a good idea, we are not adverse to helping spread the word, even if it comes from a potential competitor. In this case we are spreading six good ideas from the New York City website design company, Huemor. They recently issued a press release in which they share six of the most […]
The amount of malicious activity on the Internet is growing despite the best efforts of security experts to foil it. When it comes to WordPress sites, attacks are launched across a wide variety of vectors. Whether outdated plugin code is to blame, or password reuse, or any number of other security flaws, no site owner […]
In the brick-and-mortar world, windows entice shoppers into the store. Online, your website is the “window.” Is it visually exciting? Does it encourage shoppers to explore your products and services? Is it easy to navigate, and does it load quickly? These are only the basics. If you haven’t already, you’ll want to cover all the […]
If you use a plug-in to keep your WordPress website backed up on the host server, you may be incurring two types of risk that can result in severe penalties.
In the aftermath of every terrorist attack or high-profile cybercrime, it is usually revealed by security professionals through the media that the terrorists or criminals used encrypted communications, enabling them to plan and coordinate their activities without raising suspicion among the intelligence and law enforcement communities.
Your website is among hundreds of millions of websites worldwide, so you’re probably wondering why anyone would bother breaking into yours. Sure, you’ve invested time, money and effort to build your website, but there’s probably nothing there that is valuable enough to attract the attention of cybercriminals. Or so you might think…
Beyond convenience, an obvious benefit of technology is that it enables us to be more productive and more responsive to customer needs. But this sword cuts another way: technology is not only becoming more difficult to manage, but more difficult to defend from the bad guys. The same is true of websites. Today’s websites rely […]
The Council on Foreign Relations has published a 116-page report, “Confronting Reality in Cyberspace: Foreign Policy for a Fragmented Internet”. The report’s Executive Summary sets the tone of the CFR’s analysis and recommendations: “The utopian vision of an open, reliable, and secure global network has not been achieved and is unlikely ever to be realized. […]
The present state of Internet security is inadequate to handle the threat posed by future quantum computers that are expected to be far more powerful than today’s conventional systems. This means that the digital systems we have come to rely on for online banking, ecommerce, healthcare, email and other applications may one day be rendered […]
You’ve interviewed several firms to develop your website. You’ve picked the one that could best meet all of your business needs now and in the future. You’ve signed the contract and forked over an initial payment to get the project rolling. It’s only much later in the relationship that you discover that you missed a […]