The three things you can be sure of in this world are death, taxes, and being hacked. Were he alive today, Benjamin Franklin would add the third, I feel fairly certain. This latest of life’s certainties comes with being connected to the internet in any way at all. Every time you’re online, you’re a potential […]
Manufacturers operate using a network of systems including equipment, machines, and processes that are run in a centralized manner and are often backed up on a company owned server. The increased level of cyber attacks occurring within the industry are forcing manufacturers to strengthen security for company data and systems through security software, firewalls, and […]
You’re making more WordPress security mistakes besides those updates you keep neglecting to do. Avoiding regular updates is the most common security mistake, but there are more mistakes that also put your site at risk for attack. Because WordPress is open source, those miscreants who wish to do harm can easily obtain the source code […]
Your IP address earns a bad reputation when suspicious activity is detected. Let’s say you have spam or a virus coming from your IP address. This can get you blacklisted by spam databases or banned by a country’s firewall or a content delivery network.
WordPress is a fantastic content management system and blogging platform, but like most popular open source software it can be vulnerable to certain malicious activities–especially if your software, theme and plug-ins are not kept up to date and running the most current version. What kind of malicious activities might occur? Someone could install files with […]