Website Security

Written on 07 February, 2024 by Matthew Storer

Free SSL Certificates vs Paid SSL Certificates: What's Best for Your Website? The security of online transactions and data privacy has become paramount for websites. At the heart of website security lies the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificate, a digital certificate that provides encryption for data in transit. We will delve into the critical decision between opting for a free Domain Validation... Read more
Categories: Web Hosting, Website Security
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Written on 07 February, 2024 by Matthew Storer

Managed VPS vs Shared Hosting: Cybersecurity Considerations Digital security comes in many forms, but the security of your website hosting can often be overlooked. Whether you're running a business website, an e-commerce platform, or a personal blog, choosing the right web hosting solution is a critical decision. Delve into the cybersecurity advantages of Managed Virtual Private Server... Read more
Categories: Web Hosting, Website Security

Written on 26 November, 2020 by MelbourneIT

4 tips to secure your business while working from home More and more Australians are now working from home creating a “digital office” environment, and it’s a trend that we think is here to stay. With this in mind, it’s important to consider whether home internet networks are putting your business at risk. Most home networks lack sophisticated security features,... Read more
Categories: Website Security

Written on 26 November, 2020 by MelbourneIT

How to secure your customers’ personal information from hackers It doesn’t matter if you’re a big or small business; cyber security should be a top priority. The personal information we share online is a prime commodity for hackers and if you have an unsecure website, your business data and customers’ personal information is at risk. Luckily, there’s a simple... Read more
Categories: Website Security | Tags: business website, cybersecurity, hackers, online business, secure website

Written on 12 August, 2020 by MelbourneIT

How to gain business insights from your customer data There are numerous technologies businesses of any size can use to collect and analyse data to bring about better outcomes and experiences for their customers. Not only can these technologies help to automate the parts of your business that keep you up at night, they can also help plug your... Read more
Categories: Website Security | Tags: customer data, online business, secure website
Step by step guide to online marketing

Written on 30 April, 2019 by MelbourneIT

Steps to setting up your business online With every passing year, our lives become more altered by (and dependant on) the ever-growing technological developments made across the world. Many business owners – whether they be of small operations in the suburbs or growing enterprises in the city – have seen their livelihoods flourish thanks to setting up... Read more
Categories: digital marketing, Domains, Email, PPC, Search Engine Optimisation, Social Media, website, Website Security

Written on 23 November, 2018 by MelbourneIT

What is a WHOIS lookup? Did you know you can look up the details of any given domain name online? This can prove useful for anyone who is looking to negotiate to acquire a pre-registered domain or for those who are interested in contacting the site owner for any reason, legal or otherwise. To find... Read more
Categories: Domains, Website Security

Written on 24 May, 2018 by MelbourneIT

Stop hackers in their tracks with 5 security tips Web security is the best it’s ever been; however, there are still many shady characters, lurking in the shadows of the internet for the first sign of weakness on your site. If you don’t take the necessary precautions, you leave your site vulnerable to attack. Ensure your site and data... Read more
Categories: Website Security
website security

Written on 07 March, 2018 by MelbourneIT

Google to flag sites without a SSL certificate Google has recently announced that websites without SSL certification will be flagged as not secure. This means that when potential customers visit a website without the HTTPS in the address bar, they will see that their website is not secure. Why it matters Sites with HTTPS demonstrate to users that... Read more
Categories: News, Website Security
website security tips

Written on 23 January, 2018 by MelbourneIT

7 security tips 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 data breaches and viruses. With cyber attacks on the rise, it’s now more important than ever to ensure you have security measures in place... Read more
Categories: News, Website Security