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Website Blacklisted? Here’s What You Need to Do

If you find that your website has been blacklisted, don’t panic. There are a few steps you can take in order to get things back on track. By following these steps, you can get your website back up and running in no time. If your website has...

How Malware Infects Your WordPress Website

No one wants their website to be infected with malware. It can damage your reputation, cause lost traffic and revenue, and even get your site blacklisted from search engines. But how do you know if your WordPress website is infected, and what can...

What is SSL/TLS? Learn the Basics and Benefits

For anyone who is not familiar with the term, SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and its successor, TLS (Transport Layer Security), these are protocols that provide communication security over the Internet. They do this by encrypting data that is...

What is CloudFlare and Why You Should Use It

CloudFlare is a website security company that provides content delivery network and DDoS mitigation services with a mission to “build a better internet” That is a great reason to use them, right out of the gate.  The internet is a big, ever...

What is 2FA and How to Set it Up for Your WordPress Site

If you have ever completed two-factor authentication when you log into your email, bank account, or even social media account, then you know that this is becoming a more and more popular website security feature. There are plenty of sites out there...

Website Security Best Practices: 2021 Edition

Website security is always changing. It’s an attack and counterattack industry, where security is always getting better, hackers find a way around it, and then these gaps are patched, ideally resulting in ever-improved security. Here are some...

Are You Safeguarding Your Customers’ Information?

If you’re a business, you by definition know sensitive information about your customers. At the very least, you know physical and email addresses. But if you process payments through your site, and particularly if you handle subscription-type...

What is a Web Application Firewall and How Does it Work?

A Web Application Firewall (WAF) helps protect web applications on your site by monitoring the traffic between each application and the external world. In order to interact with your website, the visitors have to pass through the WAF, which runs...