There’s a lot to like about Google Chrome’s built-in security features. The browser offers unique sandboxing functions and privilege restrictions, and even updates itself in the background to help better protect you from hackers and malware. But like all browsers, Chrome is imperfect, and there are steps you can take to protect it from attack. Here’s how to... Read More
In their book Ultimate Guide to Link Building, link-building experts Eric Ward and Garrett French offer straightforward advice to help you earn a higher search engine ranking and increase the authority and popularity of your site. In this edited excerpt, the authors outline different types of content that can attract attention, and links back to your site from other sites.... Read More
Twitter is certainly a colossus of a knowledge-based network that usually produces around 340 Million tweets per day worldwide. This number given by Twitter, 2013, is indeed an impressive statistics. Many of these tweets may be useless to the masses, and simply consist of conversations between various accounts. However, Twitter have shown... Read More
These days when I’m consulting with big businesses, governments, and other organizations, two main topics come up over and over: pass-the-hash attacks and hacktivism. One government client put it thusly: “Our department considers pass-the-hash attacks our No. 1 threat, above all other computer threats.” A lot of things are broken in... Read More
With the number of updates Google and the other search engines make to their algorithms, it can be daunting to stay current with best practices for search engine optimization (SEO). Should backlinks still be a priority? What is Google’s Penguin update and how... Read More
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is absolutely critical to the success of websites. If your website is not optimized for search engines, or worse, if it’s optimized for the wrong keywords, you’re going to be truly disappointed in the traffic that you’re attracting, or not attracting,... Read More
The web runs on keywords and, yet, most website owners don’t know the first thing about how powerful keyword research can be or how to integrate it into their websites.
A keyword or keyword phrase is a word or series of words that a user enters into a search engine. Keyword research... Read More
How vulnerable are most companies to hacking? So vulnerable that hackers claim they can point their systems at pretty much any target and be guaranteed of breaking in fairly quickly. Most run-of-the-mill vulnerability testers I know can break into a company in a few hours or less. It must be child’s play for professional criminals.... Read More
Computer users are being urged to uninstall the Flash Player plug-in by a group of US developers.
The Occupy Flash movement claims the software is buggy, crashes a lot and requires constant security updates.
Adobe recently cancelled development of its Flash plug-in for... Read More
Good call to action pages (including landing pages and sales pages) are an important part of any website that either sells or asks visitors to sign up for something.
An effective call to action page can increase conversions and signups by a hundred percent or more (sometimes much more). As designers, we should know exactly what makes an effective call to action page, both in terms of... Read More