SSL Certificates and Your Business
You can rest assured that when you see the ‘https’ or the padlock on your web browser it means that the organisation behind the website you are visiting has purchased a SSL Certificate, allowing a secure connection from a web server to your browser.
But what does that even mean? Well, an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) Certificate is small data file that digitally binds a cryptographic key to an organisations’ details.
Web Tech Plus Conferences, May 2016
As we all know, businesses are ever evolving and that’s certainly the case for those of us in the field of technology. Part of what Web Tech Plus does as a company is ensure our staff have current knowledge in their chosen disciplines, this is to ensure that our work looks and functions without issue, stands up to industry standards and makes use of all the latest features and tools available.
May is a particularly busy month for us on that front, with no less than three industry events which we are set to attend.
HUGE Black Market Selling Server Data Exposed
Web Tech Plus partner—the world-renowned cyber security group, Kaspersky Lab—have this week exposed an enormous black market selling more than 70,000 hacked servers.
Perhaps just as shocking is the value placed on the data, with full administration access to exposed servers available for as little as $6.
Password Security - Tips and Links
With all the security issues that are going on at present we wanted to show our clients and followers a few useful websites that we use for password generation and testing.
Safe Storage of Credit Card Information
Just how safe are your methods of storing your clients’ credit card information? Gone are the days we could simply just write our clients’ credit card details on a scrap of paper, in a book and in some instances keep their credit card details on file for use later.
What most people don’t know is that there are certain standardised requirements for storing your clients’ credit card details. And what is even more scary is that there are substantial fines that apply for not storing credit card information correctly.