5 Reasons Website Maintenance is Essential

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64% of small businesses say that one of their biggest businesses challenges is the time that it takes to perform updates to their website(1).  We get that, but website maintenance IS really important.  Here are 5 reasons why:   1 Search Engine Rankings Regular content updates are key to keeping both users and search engines […]

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Security 101 – Part 4: Simple steps to secure your personal data

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In previous posts we’ve tackled ways to store your data more securely, especially passwords, discussed ways of transmitting your data more securely, and reviewed Virtru, a free email encryption service.  Today we’re going to look at a few more ways secure your personal data. Two Step Authentication   This is a big one, and some […]

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Security 101 – Part 3: Free Encrypted Email Services

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Continuing from the previous post on security, we’re going to explore a few more utilities for sending information securely. In preceding posts on this topic we discussed the basics of storing information securely and reviewed a robust email encryption application named Virtru. Today we’ll look at a two more free encrypted email services.   Privnote […]

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Security 101 – Part 2: Encrypted Email | Virtru Review

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Something that comes up a lot in this business is the need to transmit sensitive information, the most obvious examples being passwords and usernames. Clearly this issue isn’t exclusively relevant to web developers – we all need to share our private information with other people at one time or another. Since a lot of clients […]

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Security 101 – Part 1: Storing Sensitive Information

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This is the first post in a series focusing on security practices. We’ll initially focus on storing sensitive information (especially passwords), then we’ll turn our attention to secure ways of transmitting that sensitive information. A third posting is scheduled to tackle some simple steps that every website admin can take to be more secure, and […]

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