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What you need to know about GDPR

(Yes, you do need to understand GDPR) The question was simple enough, and yet, it was endlessly difficult to answer in a way that would make sense. Just before Memorial Day, at a pool party, a social acquaintance asked me why he had been receiving so many emails from companies about updating their privacy policies. […]

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Business

Equifax and Security Breaches: Here’s What You Should Know

Cyber-security is crucial when almost every aspect of our lives is computerized. Security breaches happen often but not many can compare to the scale and severity of the Equifax data breach in 2017. In the span of around 2 months, hackers got ahold of personal information affecting 143 million Americans, roughly 44% of the population. […]

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Coding
lock - What is an SSL Certificate and why do you need one? - Blogpost

What is an SSL Certificate and why do you need one?

In more basic terms an SSL Certificate (Secure Sockets Layer/Digital Certificate) is used to establish a secure encrypted connection between a browser (user’s computer) and a server (website). The SSL connection guards or protects sensitive data, for example, credit card information that is exchanged during each visit (session) or data transfer and logins. It is […]

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Coding
Blogpost - Why we moved to HTTPS and HTTP/2

Why we moved to HTTPS and HTTP/2

Standard Beagle strives to keep on the forefront of technology on the web - it helps us consistently provide the best possible service to our clients. We wanted to explain some of the steps we have recently taken with our clients' sites that will aid in providing that service. Over a small series of posts, we will review what Standard Beagle has done to increase speed, enhance security, and improved stability of the servers and the sites we host on them. In this post, we will take a dive into the upgrade to HTTPS - the why, a little bit of the how, and the benefits that come doing so.

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Coding

Adding an additional layer of security

iThemes Security plug-in has added additional features to allow site admins to easily change their authentication keys and salts without having to actually make changes to their website code

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Tips & Advice

Love your website: Keep it safe and secure

WordPress websites need love. They are kind of like dogs. Be kind to them, feed them, pet them, give them water, and they can faithfully be loyal to you – be your best friend. Ignore them, be cruel or neglect them, they can turn on you or find another owner to care for them. The […]

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