Written on 10 December, 2012 by Verity Meagher

Part 1: What you need to know about hacked websites When developing a website for your business, it is important to remember that your website is never safe and is prone to being hacked. Although there are billions of websites on the Internet many assume that they have a small to zero chance of being hacked - this is not... Read more
Categories: Web Hosting | Tags: hacked, security

Written on 30 November, 2012 by Verity Meagher

What you need to know about DDoS attacks So what is a DDoS attack? There are many types of actual DDoS attacks; however for the purpose of this article we will summarise them into two broad categories. The first scenario is somewhat rare, the attack relies on sending a piece of information to a targeted server, trying to... Read more
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Written on 23 November, 2012 by Verity Meagher

Why you need an SSL certificate In the offline world, employing secure payment systems can foster customer trust. In the online world, however, payment security is intrinsic to business survival. Unsurprisingly, customers are reluctant to offer their credit card information to a retailer that doesn’t demonstrate their credibility. This means that businesses that prioritise trust markers... Read more
Categories: E-commerce | Tags: security

Written on 09 October, 2012 by Verity Meagher

Internet Governance Forum: Top picks If you’re an online business owner, the health of Australia’s digital economy can have a seismic effect on your growth and future prosperity. Sharp acceleration in the country’s internet sector has strengthened the imperative for the industry to compete on a global level and make the most of every opportunity.... Read more
Categories: Events | Tags: government, security

Written on 21 August, 2012 by Verity Meagher

Back it up Backing up your data may seem like a small task, but failure to do so can have big implications for your business. Losing data such as customer information, financial records, vital documents and your website files, which can set you back years - and seriously damage your credibility in the... Read more
Categories: Web Design & Content, Web Hosting | Tags: security

Written on 01 November, 2006 by Ryan Trainor

The ethical hacker: Ankit Fadia When did you start hacking? I got a computer at home when I was ten. The first couple of years I was just playing around, playing games, surfing the internet. At the age of 12 I suddenly got interested in hacking. I think the forbidden fruit always attracts, and hacking... Read more
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