What You Need to Know About PCI Compliance

What Exactly Is PCI Compliance? PCI Compliance refers to the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Yes, it’s a mouth full of letters referring to a set of rules, not a law,  that provide a universal set of security standards for payment account ... [read more]

GDPR – What You Should Know About Web Compliance

The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on May 25, 2018. GDPR is the most significant change to European data privacy in over 20 years. Whether or not you are in the European Union, failure to comply may result in fines up to 4 ... [read more]

How to Migrate to HTTPS

There are a few different ways we implement HTTPS for our clients. Traditional Let’s Encrypt Cloudflare Sucuri Web Application Firewall Traditional HTTPS Implementation The traditional way to implement HTTPS has always been to buy an SSL Certificate from your web host or domain registrar, validate information with the Certificate ... [read more]

HTTPS Is Now The Rule

With fraudulent Internet activity on the rise, many business owners are taking a good look at their website’s security. Should you run your website securely under HTTPS which offers an additional layer of security or should you stick with the standard HTTP web transfer protocol? These days, we highly ... [read more]

Magento and USPS Updates

Security Updates Minimize Risk of Data Loss, Downtime and Hacks Below are the Magento security updates released this month. Learn about your options and keep your site secure. If you are a Smart Solutions Managed Solutions Plan customer, we are taking care of these updates for you and your ... [read more]

WordPress Security – Part 2

Truly securing your website requires that you consider and address all three components of a complete security strategy — protection, detection and recovery. No matter how good your website protection is, hackers may find a way to infiltrate your site. It does no good to implement protective measures and ... [read more]

WordPress Security – Part 1

Fundamentally, securing your WordPress website is not about achieving a perfectly secure system. When it comes to website security, “perfection” is an impractical or impossible ideal to achieve or maintain. We’d all like to believe it’s possible to eliminate every possible security risks with our website, but it simply ... [read more]

WordPress on HTTPS?

SSL is a way of encrypting the traffic that comes to and from your site to keep your content, login information and personal information secure. Use of SSL security is vital for any website or online retailer that handles sensitive visitor information, such as credit card data. But these ... [read more]