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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400SSL certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to the domain of a particular website. Once the SSL certificate is installed, a secure connection gets enabled between the web server and web browser. This connection helps in stopping any visitor who is prying on the connection.
Mon, 16 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400The nature of the internet is anonymous, so it makes since that if you are doing business online you would be nervous about whom you are dealing with. How do you know that "Stan Darsh" from Flatbush, Brooklyn, who is going to design website banners for you, but lost his password to your network isn't actually a Nigerian Scammer who has phished Stan's password and is just waiting to get his mitts on your corporate credit card? In the early days of the internet there was no way to know, but thanks to innovations in technology you no longer have to fear the anonymity of the internet when doing business.
Fri, 09 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400Online shopping has is becoming more popular due to the comfort and convenience of shopping at home. But, while online shopping has become a common thing for many, studies have shown that many still choose not to go to the internet for their electronics and books. This is presumably due to the fact that customers just don't feel safe shopping online. Here are some ideas for those that love to shop and want to feel safe about doing it Online. It all comes down to good website security.
Fri, 17 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400Protect your online privacy. All of your Internet activities are being monitored by your Internet Service Provider, web site owners, hackers, government agents and search engines. There is a simple solution - replace your IP address with that of an untraceable proxy server IP address.
Sun, 02 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0400As you already know, having a website is a ton of work. Think about all the long hours you put into researching information, writing, finding good freelancers to help you make your site what it is today. So the common thing to do is to password protect your site.
Sun, 04 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0400If you are selling a digital product that the customer can download immediately after the purchase, you need to ensure that the product is protected. The privacy of information on your site is particularly necessary, particularly if you are in a retail operation. Your files may not seem as serious as spy documents, but they still need to be given equal care.
Sat, 17 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500The recent attacks directed towards UCLA and the TJX Group has sent wild shockwaves that has set many organizations rethinking their security infrastructures. This article highlights prominent hacking episodes of December 2006 and provides much needed statistics on web application hacking.
Thu, 11 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500While there is no perfect method to prevent product theft, there are a number of things you can do to help minimize it from simple, common sense techniques to more advanced, technicial methods using htaccess.
Fri, 05 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500The internet is the best place if you want to steal content. It makes it really easy to copy any information you see on webpages, whether it is text, images, media or .pdf files etc. A lot of web designers or webmasters are spending hours using various techniques to protect their webpage content. Well, the fact is that there's no method that can effectively protect your website content from copying.
Sun, 05 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500There is hardly any doubt that the Internet has successfully created new opportunities for e-commerce. However, with the growth of the internet and e-commerce, the online threats have also increased. Here I would like to give you some insight on how to prevent ourselves from such threats by using ssl certificates.
Sat, 28 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400In this article, I have gone over some good areas of why a ssl certificate is so important for a online business. SSL stands for secure socket layer. This is what is used in making transactions on the internet secure. Many companies use ssl "secure socket layer" to encrypt important information. This could be for when people log into a website, use forms, securing shopping carts, etc.
Fri, 05 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400SSH is a popular system allowing a remote shell (command interpreter) to be used over a secure connection. By secure, here, I mean that the connection is encrypted, authenticated and integrity checked. The encryption prevents attackers reading the contents of the data being transmitted, the authentication allows both the client and the server to be sure that they are connected to the other, and not to some intermediate system in a man-in-the-middle attack, and the integrity checking ensures that the data is not being changed during transit.
Wed, 18 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500Are you using PayPal, ClickBank or one of the many other payment processors to sell digital deliverable products. If So, You are losing Money! Using a simple two step operation those in the know can read your website, download your product for free (steal it) and be gone without you even knowing a thing.
Mon, 31 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0500More and more webmasters nowadays do not value the importance of a complete website backup (files and databases). They have left this to chance and good luck which poses a great risk to their online presence. Can you relate to this? Then read this important article which might save you an arm and a leg later.
Mon, 24 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400Have you been phished? If so, you are not alone. The pervasiveness of these types of frauds warrants a strong reminder to email users, which is nearly everyone these days. Three ongoing scams are featured herein.
Sat, 22 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400Most of the webmasters put in a great deal of energy and time in developing quality content for their web site. But they are not aware of thousands of other webmasters who are using content from their web sites without permission.
Thu, 06 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400Most people on the internet are good, honest people. However, there are some people browsing the internet who derive fun from poking around websites and finding security holes. A few simple tips can help you secure your website in the basic ways. Now, obviously, the subject of data security is a complicated one and way beyond the scope of this column.