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dangers of Leaving Your Brand’s Domain Name Available

Written on 28 March, 2022 by Melissa Toh

Dangers of Leaving Your Brand’s Domain Name Available Launched on 24 March 2022, the .au direct domain name allows your Australian business to use a shorter, location-specific domain name. Instead of having to choose from one of the following: .com.au .net.au .org.au .gov.au .edu.au, you can simply opt for a simpler, shorter .au domain name. Now that this... Read more
Categories: Domains, Security
back up your data for maximum security

Written on 21 January, 2022 by Melissa Toh

How to Back Up Your Business and Web Data Everyone has lost an hour or so of work on their computer. Imagine losing days or weeks of work. Or, worse still, losing your client details, financial records, inventory data, and all the operational files your company has ever produced.  That would be devastating. Your data is valuable.  It’s the... Read more
Categories: Security, Web Hosting | Tags: security
what you need to know about ddos attacks

Written on 19 January, 2022 by Melissa Toh

What is a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack? DDoS occurs when hackers flood an IP address with hundreds or thousands of messages, often through the use of botnets or through a coordinated hacking effort, taking the network to the point where legitimate users aren’t able to get through – hence, the term - denial of service.   What... Read more
Categories: Security, Web Hosting | Tags: hacked, security
increasing need for security why ssl certificates is crucial for your business website

Written on 12 January, 2022 by Melissa Toh

The Increasing Need For Security – How SSL is Critical for Your Business “Over the 2020–21 financial year, the ACSC received over 67,500 cybercrime reports, an increase of nearly 13 per cent from the previous financial year.  The increase in volume of cybercrime reporting equates to one report of a cyber attack every 8 minutes……..”   Australian Cyber Security Centre - Annual Cyber... Read more
Categories: E-commerce, Security, Small Business | Tags: security

Written on 13 May, 2018 by Julia Hammond

What is an SSL Certificate? What is an SSL Certificate? With so many of today’s transactions taking place online, security has become paramount. It’s important not only for visitor safety but also for maintaining the reputation of your brand online. SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer. It is a safety accreditation provided to websites to... Read more
Categories: Security, Web Design & Content
Why you need a SSL certificate now

Written on 19 March, 2018 by Iona Yeung

5 Reasons You Need to Convert from HTTP to HTTPS Now You may have noticed a little ‘s’ popping up at the end of the HTTP web prefix in the address bar for many of the sites you visit. It's part of Google's initiative to better protect their users and this will have significant impact on your site come July of... Read more
Categories: News, Security

Written on 24 November, 2017 by Iona Yeung

How to keep your website protected from hackers  The privacy and security of a website is critical for small businesses. It’s needed to protect your customer’s data but it also protects your website from hackers and viruses. With cyber attacks on the rise, it’s now more important than ever to ensure you have security measures in place to... Read more
Categories: Security

Written on 14 February, 2017 by Bill Smith

Is your site considered secure by Google? January 2017 has seen Google release a significant update to Chrome, the most popular desktop web browser (NetMarketshare). In some cases the change notifies users visiting a non-HTTPS website with a ‘Not secure’ or ‘Dangerous’ icon alert in the address bar of the browser. These security changes to the Chrome... Read more
Categories: News, Security
What is an SSL certificate and why do I need one?

Written on 19 September, 2016 by Lisa Shannahan

What is an SSL certificate and why do I need one? More than 50% of Australians shop online, with the average person spending $285 per week. Online shopping is a billion-dollar business and it's also become a place for fraudsters and scammers to swindle money from consumers. Thankfully technology advancements are never too far behind, and having a Secure Socket Layer... Read more
Categories: Security, Web Design & Content | Tags: security, ssl certificate
Top Tips To Improve Cybersecurity

Written on 10 August, 2015 by Lisa Shannahan

Top tips to improve your cybersecurity With the alarming rate at which hackers are targeting businesses, making cybersecurity a priority has never been more important. Safeguard your business, your clients’ information and your good reputation by putting some of the following procedures into action to reduce the likelihood of suffering from a cyberattack. Choose the right security system... Read more
Categories: Security, Small Business, Web Design & Content | Tags: online business, security, small business, web design, web hosting