Security

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15 Ways You Can Secure A WordPress Site

According to Envisage Digital, there are 455 million websites out there that are currently utilizing WordPress to run. Did you know that WordPress is registering over 1.1 million new domains every six months? That’s a lot of sites coming out with WordPress. If you’re one of the ones running a business website that makes use …

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Twitter Beefs Up Two-Factor Authentication Account Security With Physical Security Keys

Twitter is looking to strengthen its account security options by expanding its support for physical security keys to mobile devices. With this expansion, users will be able to use physical security keys when they login to Twitter through their mobile devices. What do they mean by physical keys? Twitter made created extra security measures available back …

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Facebook Has Been Ordered To Stop Sending European Data To The US

In a new report by the Wall Street Journal, Facebook has been sent a preliminary order by a European Union privacy regulator that will suspend data transfers regarding EU users to the US. The main concern for this order is due to security reasons from the European side of things. The EU wants to stem …

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Google Is Testing Reporting Security Issue False Positives For Search Console

Google is testing a new feature that lets users request Google review of your site if it was flagged for having a security issue or appears to have been hacked. You can make a request if you feel that Google has made a mistake when identifying your site as having a security issue. Since this …

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Website Security: Getting Started With HTTPS

Have you ever noticed that some URLs start with “http” and others with “https”? Perhaps you noticed that extra “s” when you were browsing websites that require giving over sensitive information, like when you were paying bills online. In this HubSpot video, the HubSpot crew will take a look at solutions for SSL and TLS …

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Google: Hacked Sites Increased 32% In 2016

On March 21, Google published its State of Website Security in 2016, saying that there had been a 32 percent increase in the amount of hacked sites in 2016 compared to 2015.  Google even said that it didn’t expect the trend to slow down either. According to Google, these hackers are getting even “more aggressive.”  It …

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Google Says No Algorithm Changes In New Deal To Demote Pirated Content In UK Search Results

It’s been announced by the UK Intellectual Property Office that a “landmark agreement” between Google and Microsoft Bing has been called for “reducing the visibility of infringing content in the UK search results by June 1, 2017.  But according to Google, they are “changing nothing today as a result of the announcement/code of conduct” There is already …

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Study: Your Anonymous Web Browsing Isn’t As Anonymous As You Think

There is a new worry that many privacy advocates, as well as marketers who are concerned about ensuring user privacy, will have to concern themselves with. It’s quite possible that somebody could determine a user’s real identity, up to 70 percent of the time, simply from an anonymous browsing history. This is the key finding in a …

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4 Ways To Keep Your Business More Secure With Google

Security is at the core of all the technology that powers Google Apps, from Google’s innovative data centers to our custom servers. But in addition, Google Apps admins have the option to add even more layers of protection through advanced security settings and practices within their accounts. Find out more as Google security expert Andriel …

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Google Has reported That More Than 40K Government Requests For User Data During 2nd Half Of 2015

The newest transparency report update has been released by Google, and it reports 40,677 requests for user data from governments around the world. According to the transparency report, over 5,000 more requests during the second half of 2015 was compared to January through June of 2015, with 81,311 total users/accounts specified. There were over 100 countries listed …

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