The Art of Choosing a Web Host

When it comes to choosing a web host most of us don’t even know where to start. There are hundreds of companies out there each promising 99% uptime, unlimited everything, and knowledgeable support. While it’s tempting to just sign up for a free host, there are a lot of factors to keep in mind, and […]

Can Your Domains Get Hijacked?

Imagine this scenario: your customer service line gets a call from the owner of a small business whose e-commerce website is hosted through your service. The owner is in a panic. After months of steady visitor traffic and consistent daily transactions, suddenly all visits to her site have stopped. Not knowing what do to next, […]

Are Your Employees the Biggest Threat to Your Cybersecurity?

Rather than concerning themselves with malicious hacker groups like Lizard Squad, business owners may want to learn from federal agencies and look at their insiders and employees as the next threat to their company’s cybersecurity. Bumping up company cybersecurity may not be very effective if your employees aren’t well educated on how they can both […]

Should Web Hosts Offer Stock Images to Customers to Cut Down on Infringement?

If you have ever done very much posting on the web, you have likely turned to images to help illustrate a point you were trying to make. When you pull that image from somewhere else on the Internet, do you ever consider who made it? Do you know if you have permission to post it […]

Why Entire Web Hosts Can Be Destroyed by Cyber Attacks

It seems like more and more prominent web servers are getting hacked and attacked these days. If even the giants of online industry are susceptible to hacks and attacks, what are humble web hosts supposed to do? Cyber attacks can be devastating to a server, and even more devastating when they reach other servers from […]

The Great Hacking Heist of 2014

2014 seemed to be the year of the hack and whittling away at website capabilities. While some hacks can serve as a mere annoyance to web hosts and their clients, others can be downright devastating for days to come. Such hacks can lead to the release of sensitive employee information and private correspondences, as was […]

What Will Be the Biggest Hosting Trends for 2015?

It has been over a century since Charles H. Duell, the Commissioner of the US patent office in 1899 declared that “everything that can be invented has been invented.” The numerous innovations of that time were so impressive that many felt there could be no more. Ironically, today the advances in technology are equally mind-blowing […]

Canada is the Newest Nation to Join the Fight Against Web Copyright Infringement

With the amount of money being spent on web development these days, it’s no wonder that web copyright infringement has become such a hot button topic. Protecting one’s precious online content has become increasingly difficult as online content volumes grow and the lines between what is and is not ethical in terms of information sharing […]

President Obama’s Cybersecurity Speech – What Can We Expect?

As part of his series of State of the Union Address previews, President Barack Obama recently spoke at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center. He announced his intention to introduce new legislation to prosecute more easily cybercriminals and promote the flow of information regarding cyberthreats between the government and the private sector.

The Recent Cyber War: Who Won, Who Lost, and What Lessons Did We Learn?

The impact of inexpensive IT networking systems has made cyberwarfare capabilities relatively cheap initiatives compared to pursuing nuclear weapons. For instance, North Korean hackers are chosen from universities and begin training at the age of 17. Pay is remarkably good, elevating the hackers and their families to high social status. The question remains: who wins, […]

Countries Using ISPs to Help Curb Copyright Violations in 2015

Copyright violations and copyright law may vary from country to country, but the legal and professional impact they can lead to is essentially the same. The U.S., the United Kingdom, Australia and Russia have all taken steps to prevent copyright violations online in 2015 with the help of ISPs. As a member of the IT […]

2014 Hacker Attacks: There Were More Than You Know

While the world was in an uproar about the alleged North Korea hack on Sony Pictures, many other organizations were compromised as a result of loopholes and deficiencies in their web security. Many of these attacks did not receive as much publicity as the North Korea and Sony Pictures fiasco did. Here is a brief […]

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