Internet security is a vital concern for everyone. And the first line of defense for online users is having a strong password. For this National Password Day in 2019, make it difficult for others to gain access to your accounts. Continue reading “7 Awesome Tips for Change Your Password Day”
As the Internet continues to evolve and expand, keeping your data safe grows more important. It seems every year there is a new exploit or viral attack which threatens those who just want to enjoy an online experience.
For this World Backup Day, March 31, 2019, make it more difficult for the criminal element to rob you of data by backing it up. Continue reading “Why It’s Critical to Backup Data Now this World Backup Day”
If you use the WP GDPR Compliance plugin, we found a vulnerability that might put your site at risk. However, good news! If you’re hosting is on our hosting platform, we have implemented a rule-set that will automatically protect you, our customers, from this vulnerability. Continue reading “WP GDPR Compliance Plugin Exploit Found!”
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month…are you doing enough to keep yourself safe? Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t put as much emphasis in protecting themselves online as they should. And it’s not like the Internet has always been a safe place. Continue reading “7 Things You Need to Do for Cyber Security Awareness Month”
The news is full of stories regarding personal privacy and online security. It’s not just identity theft that poses a problem in today’s world. Now, your information is used to market political ads or spread dissent in social media. So, how do you protect personal information online? Continue reading “10 Things You Need to Do Now to Protect Your Online Security”
Is your site ready for big changes regarding Chrome’s latest update? If not, you may see a decline in traffic as well as engagement from visitors. Starting July of 2018, Chrome will tell people directly if a site is secure or not. Continue reading “Google’s HTTPS Update to Chrome and Its Affect on Your Website”
Cyber security is an ever-growing concern, especially in light of the 2016 election in the United States and the ransom of data from various hospitals across the globe.
As the Internet continues to grow at an incredible rate year after year, businesses need to pay closer attention to cyber attacks. Continue reading “What Cyber Attacks Will Be Like in 2018 and How To Protect Your Business”
Is your website protected with a Secure Sockets Layer? If you don’t have the “https:” prefix on your site, then the answer is probably, “No.” Unfortunately, this might cause problems getting and retaining visitors in the near future.
In fact, Chrome users will get an SSL warning starting in 2017 which may hurt your site’s performance. Continue reading “Chrome to Label Sites as ‘Not Secure’ and How You Can Avoid It”
The GreenGeeks Lab is always busy working on new innovations to make our hosting cutting-edge and to provide more value for our customers. I’m happy to announce that GreenGeeks is now able to offer 100% PCI Compliant Web Hosting.
Continue reading “We now offer PCI Compliant Web Hosting”
As part of our ongoing mission to improve security on our hosting platforms here at GreenGeeks, we’ve made some changes to encryption and security technologies that we support for sites which use SSL certificates (aka HTTPS). These changes include both SSL’s purchased through GreenGeeks and 3rd party SSL certificates installed on hosting accounts.
Continue reading “Changes to TLS and cipher suites effective May 2017”