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WordPress Site Security Plugin – WordFence

We are now recommending the WordFence security plugin as the highest level of WordPress site security. With over a million installations and a very high (4.9 out of 5) rating, we just haven’t seen another security plugin that approaches the features, capabilities and reliability of this plugin. Security Scans and Monitoring The plugin scans your Continue Reading...
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Yet Another Router Security Issue

A serious flaw in an estimated 1.2 million routers has been discovered that lets hackers into your home or office network – they can even take control of your network. The problem lies with a feature called NAT-PMP (Network Address Translation – Port Mapping Protocol) which allows you – or someone else – easily setup Continue Reading...
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Image Processing

Images are a critical element in your website, yet they can also slow down your website if your images and not optimized and properly sized. Image processing is critical – we have three recommendations for image sizing and optimization: Size your images to the exact size they will be displayed on your website. If your Continue Reading...
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Content Delivery Networks (CDN)

A content delivery networks provide rapid content delivery across a large geographical area. Using a CDN for images and videos will significant improve page loading speed – regardless of where your site is viewed. We strongly recommend that you use a CDN for website performance. Our preferred CDN is Amazon Cloudfront. It is economical and Continue Reading...
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Critical Java Update

If you are running Java (more on that in a moment), you must install the latest update: Oracle informs us that at least four of the 37 security holes plugged in this release earned a Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) rating of 10.0 — the most severe possible. Vulnerabilities with a 10.0 CVSS score are Continue Reading...
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