What is web hosting?

At a very basic level, web hosting is the home for your website. Just like your business might have an office, a shop or a warehouse, your website needs somewhere to call home. All of the content – images, files, databases and software – that power your website is stored on a server. This server …

Benefits of migrating from on-prem servers to the cloud

Information is the lifeblood of modern businesses. Companies rely on immense computing power to collect, store, and analyse essential data for vital business operations. Although some businesses still depend on on-premises servers for data processing and storage, many companies seem in favour of cloud-based IT infrastructure. An on-prem server is a physical on-site computing system …

How to keep your email server secure

Your email server is an important aspect of your business. It is the main line of communication between you, staff, suppliers and customers. However, so many businesses fail to keep their email systems secure. This means that criminals can hijack emails. This can harm your reputation and cause a significant loss of money. According to …

Clickjacking – what is it and why does it pose a risk to online security?

Everyone who uses the internet now knows how important cybersecurity is. This is true whether you have a business website, a personal blog or are even just browsing for goods or information online. While common threats like malware or phishing may be well known, clickjacking is another online security danger that you or your business …

An overview of phishing – one of the most common types of internet fraud

If you’re familiar with the challenges businesses face in their cyber-security, you’re likely familiar with phishing – but a startling number of businesses truly understand how common a threat it really is. With nearly one-third of data breaches in 2018 involving phishing, it pays to understand what it is and what you can do to …

cPanel announces price rises

Founded in 1997, cPanel is thought to be used in over 70 countries globally and is one of the most popular control panels around for managing web hosting. Recent news announced by the company though has seen price rises implemented for customers. New licenses renewed or purchased from now on are subject to this new …

Libra Coin: What is it and how does it work

Facebook’s first attempt at cornering the cryptocurrency market has finally been revealed. Sending Bitcoin soaring to new heights of £10,000, Libra enters an already corded market that carries a degree of volatility that the normally pragmatic and calculating Facebook are supremely unfamiliar with. So, what is Libra coin and how will it work for those …

NVMe – the next generation in data storage and handling

What is it? NVMe stands for Non Volatile Memory Express. It is also known as Non-Volatile Memory Host Controller Interface Specification (NVMHCIS). This term may currently seem a little obscure, but it won’t remain so for long as it represents the next generation in memory-based storage technology. This host controller interface and protocol was developed to …

3.2 million people have the right to a .uk domain name – are you one?

Do you currently own a .org.uk, .net.uk, .me.uk, .plc.uk, .ltd.uk, or .co.uk domain name? If so, it’s possible that until June 25th, 2019, the matching .uk domain may automatically have been reserved for you. So, for example, if you own mywebsite.co.uk – until June 25th the corresponding mywebsite.uk domain may have been reserved. If you’d …

The history of knowing that, “I’m not a robot”.

In the early 1990s – before Gmail, Zimbra, Zoho, and ProtonMail came along – Yahoo Mail was king of the hill. It was free, easy to use, you could have any email address you wanted, and access it from anywhere on the planet. Everything was good. Except for one problem: spam. Literally millions of fake …