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Are You Rolling the Dice on Password Security?

When it comes to online security, a strong password is key to driving away would-be hackers. Far too often, small businesses have lax password security for their staff and their online databases. That leaves the information vulnerable to attack.

Cracking the Code on Internet Password Security

Do you have security on your mind? Not many people think to include stronger Internet password security on their business to-do list, but maybe they should. Weak passwords give thieves the key to your back door, exposing client data and putting your business at risk. Find out how to lock that door and make your passwords harder to crack.

What is Heartbleed and Why Should You Care?

The Heartbleed logo created by security company Codenomicon

Heartbleed is the name of a security flaw discovered in a widely-used encryption technology called OpenSSL. This flaw exposes usernames and passwords that are supposed to be private and secure. It is estimated that nearly 20% of secure web servers certified by trusted authorities use OpenSSL.

SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer, a form of encryption that protects your private information when using the web. This is what is used to protect you when you log in to your banking website, purchase things online, etc.

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