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Internet Security Begins At Home

July 20th, 2018 by Corey Edwards

We’ve talked a lot about internet security recently, mostly about the growing importance of SSL Hosting. Though the internet continues to evolve, the fact remains that a lot of your best defense starts at home with strong passwords and antivirus protection. It’s easy to blame “the bad guys” for all our security woes. If it… (Read More)

Effective July 2018, Google’s Chrome browser will mark all non-HTTPS sites as ‘not secure.’ If your site has not made the migration to SSL hosting yet, now is the time to do so. This push towards HTTPS encryption is nothing new. Google began differentiating the ranking signals of SSL-certified HTTPS websites and non-HTTPS websites back… (Read More)

Email Phishing Scam Targets Rackspace Customers

September 29th, 2017 by Shawn Kerr

A new email phishing scam is targeting Rackspace customers and, therefore, the hosting clients of InsideOut Solutions. We urge our customers, and anyone who uses Rackspace, to learn what they need to know to avoid compromising their online security. What Is an Email Phishing Scam? “Phishing” is a malicious, unsolicited attempt by a third party… (Read More)

Migrate to HTTPS: A New Incentive from Google

August 30th, 2017 by Shawn Kerr

Google Search Console is sending email notifications to its users about near-term and longer-term changes coming to Chrome, Google’s web browser. Starting in October, Google Chrome users will see a “NOT SECURE” notification on any data entry forms found on HTTP website pages. This change is yet another signal from Google to get websites to… (Read More)

Unsecure Login Warnings On Your WordPress Website?

March 17th, 2017 by Jack Waknitz

Have you recently seen unsecure login warnings when logging in to websites you frequently visit? This could be your own business WordPress website, or other websites you use often. The warning appears when you try to log in to the site and reads: This connection is not secure. Logins entered here could be compromised. Do… (Read More)

The recent news of a number of bed & breakfast websites being hacked across the United States and Canada makes clear the importance of security when it comes to web hosting.  Because of their business model, most boutique lodging, B&B innkeepers and dude ranch owners choose managed web hosting, but it’s critical that they understand just what… (Read More)

Password Security in the Age of the Hacker

September 29th, 2014 by Josh Wise

Passwords: they are the “keys” of the internet. Most individuals find themselves using at least one password at some point in their internet exploration from day to day. Everything from email accounts to forums to purchases require passwords. The Truth About Passwords Truthfully, that’s a good thing. Passwords help ensure that the individual who needs to… (Read More)