Category: Security

Gotta protect our stuff

Cybersecurity and digital marketing

In certain circles of an organization, cybersecurity can be seen as a headache and conundrum due to the substantial financial investment associated with it. Executives and managers must carefully balance the need for the best security measures with being solvent. Oftentimes cybersecurity budgets are set begrudgingly with many in the organization knowing the truth, that no matter how expensive, expansive…

HTTPS is now being used by Google for ranking

This is huge news.  Google has finally realized that sites that are more secure should rank higher than sites that aren’t.  And installing an SSL certificate is one way to make your site more secure. So, if you were humming and hawing about whether or not you needed an SSL cert, hopefully this pushes you in the right direction. You can…

LastPass owns

If you’ve ever been frustrated with trying to remember passwords for hundreds of websites, across multiple web browsers and multiple computers…there’s finally a bulletproof solution. LastPass is a kickass free browser plugin that allows you to save web account information (username/passwords) and retrieve them from any computer.  All you ever need to remember going forward is your LastPass password, hence…

Steps to make your WordPress site more secure

Here’s a bunch of pointers that I gathered from various sources and use myself for each WordPress site I create.  It’s assumed you have a decent understanding of web servers, FTP clients, and IP addresses. Ya never know when you might write a post that pisses off some random hacker in Czechoslovakia who decides to delete all your work or…