5 Ways to Get Involved in Cyber Security Awareness Month

    Jennifer Fitzgerald, CopywriterOctober 04, 2017

    October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). Taking the time to learn about cybersecurity, and how you can protect yourself and your business should be of the utmost importance. It’s an especially important time as breaches and leaks continue to grow and are a major part of our online lifestyle. It doesn’t matter how

    SSL encryption

    Hostway Marketing, October 27, 2010

    By Simon Wright When consumers buy from websites, they want to know that their transactions are secure. Any security breaches will drive customers away, so it’s vital that companies ensure that their checkout processes are robust and secure.

    Do Pop-up Blockers Protect your Network from Spyware?

    Hostway Marketing, June 04, 2010

    By Samantha Gluck Adware and spyware have become increasingly aggressive intruders for PCs over the past decade or more. Consumers have fought the intrusions and security breaches with free or retail protection/removal software. However, the problem of adware and spyware has now spilled over into the business community and is affecting entire networks of businesses

    Do I Need a Dedicated SSL Certificate?

    Hostway Marketing, June 03, 2010

    By Jen Brister When you have a small business, it is essential to have a Web site that your customers can consult for new items, prices, business information and more. One of the best ways to monetize your business Web site is to create a retail store that your customers can use to make online

    The Danger of Deleting Viruses

    Hostway Marketing, June 03, 2010

    By Janet Pieterse It can come as a bit of a shock to find out that your antivirus program does not remove viruses from your computer. Instead, it puts them into quarantine — which means they are still on your computer! Much as you trust your antivirus program, you may wonder if this is safe.

    Is Online Backup the Way to Go?

    Hostway Marketing, May 12, 2010

    By Janet Pieterse Small businesses today need off-site backup and a disaster recovery plan as much as big businesses do, though obviously on a different scale. After all, how would you survive without your contacts book, your email addresses, your invoices and payables and the PDFs of your brochures?

    Intruder Alert

    Hostway Marketing, May 10, 2010

    By Samantha Gluck Small businesses are especially vulnerable to intrusions and security breaches from outside their local area networks via the Internet. Hackers know that small businesses are on tight budgets and often do not have high-level security systems in place. In many instances, a firewall may not provide the level of security necessary to

    How Does SSL Work?

    Hostway Marketing, May 03, 2010

    By Melissa J Luther SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer and is a protocol that allows for secure communication on the Internet. It is built into all the major browsers and servers, so enabling this capability on your site is as simple as installing a digital certificate.

    Protect Your Computer from Viruses

    Hostway Marketing, May 03, 2010

    By Samantha Gluck All computers that connect to the Internet and/or receive email are vulnerable to contracting computer viruses. Viruses can range in destructive nature from the simply irritating to those that cause marked damage and corrupt files beyond recovery. Some viruses even capture all of the email addresses in an email program and send

    Putting Your Web Site Behind a Firewall

    Hostway Marketing, May 03, 2010

    By Samantha Gluck Any small business with Internet access and a computer network is as vulnerable to malicious Internet dangers and hackers as huge corporations. Large companies can afford to protect themselves with the latest and greatest in technology, often have in-house IT departments and keep software regularly updated. Firewall technology has come a long