VPNs: What You Need To Know To Use Them Safely
A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a connection method that offers extra security and privacy to anyone accessing the internet. Anytime you browse or transact online using an unsecured Wi-Fi connection, it means you’re potentially exposing your personal information and online browsing habits to others. Every time that you read your emails, browse websites and bank online at your favorite coffee shop using an unsecured connection, you’re opening yourself up to hackers and other third parties. Any data that you transmit during these online sessions become vulnerable, but a VPN changes all that. Benefits of using a VPN VPNs can be used to: Hide your IP address and location […]
What You Should Know Before Implementing HTTPS Services for Your Website
In October 2017, Google Chrome started to show a padlock with a red “X” for every site without HTTPS. Conversely, if the website you are visiting uses HTTPS, a green locked padlock will be shown to your visitors. For sure, this is drawing more and more attention to the websites that do not use HTTPS and are potentially insecure. It is clear that Google vision on the future of the Internet is that it should be secure and all sites will be served over HTTPS. But what is the reason for this change?