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Google, HTTPS & The Future of Web Security

Google has drawn a line in the virtual sand, revealing its plan to mark all HTTP sites as non-secure in Chrome starting in January 2017. SUBSCRIBE to Website Magazine & Accelerate 'Net Success Sites that transmit passwords...

DNSSEC Reflection Presents Severe DDoS Risk

Neustar has released a research report detailing how the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) can be subverted as an amplifier in Distributed-Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. SUBSCRIBE to Website Magazine & Accelerate...

Detect & Eliminate Digital Adversaries

Accenture and security solution Endgame have created a "threat hunting" as-a-service offering designed to help enterprises eliminate cybersecurity threats in real-time. Powered by Endgame and operated by cybersecurity hunters...

WordPress Offers HTTPS to Custom Domains

WordPress.com is offering free HTTPS for all custom domains hosted on its site in an effort to bring the security and performance of modern encryption to every blog and website. WordPress points out that strong encryption protects...

Security Panel in Chrome 48

Google is rolling out a new security panel in the DevTools section of Chrome 48 that is designed to make it easy for developers to deploy HTTPS on their websites and services. Secure connections are a necessity today to decrease the...

QUICK HIT: Adobe Issues Flash Patch

The latest Flash vulnerability has been fixed according to a security bulletin from Adobe. Reports emerged late last week that Flash on Windows, Mac and Linux all had a critical vulnerability that could cause a crash and potentially...

Enterprise Security Concerns Don't Mean All That Much

With 56 percent of consumers reducing the number of sites they use because of security breaches, it's high time enterprises begin to take their digital security more seriously. In fact, more than 70 percent of enterprises cite...

Google's Safe Browsing Filter Emphasizing UwS Detection

Google users will soon see more alerts that sites have been compromised or are using unsafe practices that could cause harm (malware, ad injectors, etc.) thanks to some recent changes to its Safe Browsing filter. The company first...

Azure Enabling Application Devs to Test Security With Tinfoil

More than 13 percent of all reviewed sites can be compromised automatically and 49 percent of Web applications contain vulnerabilities of high risk according to the Web Application Security Consortium . It's an increasingly serious...

ThreatMetrix Protecting 1B+ Mobile, Web Transactions Monthly

Security is top of mind with online retailers and for good reason - their success depends on it. Fortunately, there are several solutions available for e-commerce merchants to get ahead and stay ahead of cybercriminals and these providers...

Goodbye CAPTCHA (and Good Riddance)

We have all been asked to solve a CAPTCHA at some point during our Web experiences. This security measure protects websites from abuse by asking users to confirm that they aren’t robots by reading distorted text and typing it...

The Game of Hacks

Application security firm Checkmark has launched a game for software developers and security pro's to test their app hacking skills, improve their code security konw-how and facilitate better security practices. Available for desktop...

96% of Apps Harbor Security Vulnerabilties

Is there no end to the security issues that seem to plague digital companies? This week Ebay announced that it's users needed to change their login credentials but it's only the latest victim. This week Trustave released its...

Tripwire Makes Network Security for Small Biz Accessible

Cyberattacks on small businesses rose 300 percent in 2012 according to Symantec. If your company manages multiple devices and applications on its network, it's time to take security more seriously. Risk-based security and compliance...

5 Web Design Blunders

Websites are the digital face of an online business, which makes it very important that they leave a good impression with site visitors. Much too often, however, these important digital properties contain design blunders. While some...

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