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Six Best Practices for Secure Remote Access

These days everyone is on the move and location does not dictate what we are capable of accessing. In the web industry, this has become especially true as working remotely is now the norm. This is largely made possible by secure remote access, which, as the name suggests, is a way of accessing a computer […]

Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

Back in April, we gave you Ten Questions You Need to Answer to Survive a Data Disaster. Recall that, “Good business relies on good planning. Anticipating scenarios, detailing responses and understanding consequences is an essential part of your business survival kit.” This notion remains true, and I’d like to take a more in-depth exploration of […]

Prevention vs. Protection: How Should You Mitigate DDoS Attacks Against Your Server?

It’s one of the oldest cyberattack methods in existence – and one that’s been around for nearly as long as the Internet itself. I am referring, of course, to the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Although there are many different attack vectors a DDoS may exploit and many different methods through which it may […]

The Truth About DDoS Attacks

It starts with a bit of unusual traffic – a surge of access requests from seemingly-unrelated IPs. Slowly but surely, your servers are overwhelmed. Your network-facing infrastructure starts slowing down, until it eventually grinds to a halt altogether. With a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach, you realize what this means. You have […]

WordPress DDoS Attacks, A Problem You Can’t Protect Against With Plugins

The more popular a website is, the more likely it’ll become a target for cyber attacks. That holds true for the platform the site is built on too – and WordPress is one of the most popular platforms on the Internet. According to a 2015 W3Techs survey, WordPress websites make up 58.7% of the CMS […]

How to Protect Your eCommerce Site From Cyber Attacks

Small or medium sized eCommerce business are among the most targeted by cyber attacks. In fact, three out of every five cyber attacks are targeted at SMBs – and 38% of attacks in 2015 were eCommerce breaches. When you combine those two statistics, it paints a bleak future for eCommerce businesses – one full of […]

Testimonial: How Heroic Support Mitigated a Debilitating DDoS Attack

In our previous blog post discussing DDoS attacks, we enumerated the shocking rise in attacks over the last year. Not only can DDoS attacks be devastating to your business, but the attacks also tend to come out of nowhere. One customer of ours, a reseller web host who has chosen to remain anonymous, recently experienced […]