SSL and Secure Communications

SSL and Secure Communications

Originally posted 2017-06-19 14:21:58. So it was with some dismay that I recently read an article from Wordfence regarding requirements this year for WordPress sites to be secure and have SSL enabled. I’m sure you’ve all seen the green padlock and indication in your browser that a site is secure. Chrome shows a secure site as shown in the graphic. Additionally, it has been reported for a few years that Google will favour SSL sites when it ranks search results in google. I had heard some ‘horror’ stories about upgrading sites to SSL and how difficult it is so I



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Links in emails

Links in emails

Originally posted 2017-05-24 07:59:31. Don’t open emails from dodgy sources! Always check that a link in an email is going where you expect it to be going. If you hover your mouse over the link it will show you where it is going. So called phishing scams are even more prevalent than computer viruses these days. A good computer anti-virus software (I use NOD32 from Eset) will protect you from this kind of stuff in your emails. See our colleagues Web Design Company Fresno – Web Design and Internet Marketing service provider in Fresno. Chavezwebdesign.com offer website design and graphic



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Two Factor Authentication (2FA)

Two Factor Authentication (2FA)

Originally posted 2017-09-06 11:37:44. In the last couple of years many online services have started offering two factor authentication (2FA). DEW IT & Web Services in Kariong can help you set this up to protect yourself. Even if you are hit with a phishing attack, you will be protected as the hacker will not have the needed key to access your account. We strongly recommend that wherever possible you use this additional layer of security to protect your online accounts. What 2FA does it in addition to entering a username and a password to access a site (like your online



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