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Posted on: 1/28/2022 - 4 min read
The biggest risks with using NPM
Posted on: 10/20/2021 - 5 min read
Top 7 Security Best Practices For Your Websites
If you own or run a website, then security should be near the top of the list in terms of daily priorities. You far too often hear stories o...
Posted on: 8/17/2021 - 3 min read
The biggest problem with using target=_blank
Before browsers had tabs, websites would often open new webpages in their own instances of the browser. You would eventually come to know th...
Posted on: 7/30/2021 - 2 min read
Mozilla finally stopping support for FTP in Firefox 90
FTP (File Transfer Protocol) has long been the go to method of transferring files on the internet. It's how you uploaded files to your share...
Posted on: 6/16/2021 - 4 min read
How To Implement The Principle Of Least Privilege In Cybersecurity
The principle of least privilege is a security concept that recommends that any user of the system be given the minimum levels of access ne...
Posted on: 4/20/2021 - 4 min read
A Beginner’s Guide To Red Team Testing
Security leaders face strategic turmoil from a data protection standpoint as businesses increasingly require an ‘anytime, anywhere access...
Posted on: 4/30/2020 - 6 min read
A look at VPN's and why you probably need one
VPN's or Virtual Private Networks are not new by any means, but they are gaining more attention from the general public, particularly with t...
Posted on: 8/6/2019 - 5 min read
Interesting facts about software "bugs"
If there is one thing that a programmer knows, it is the term "bugs" when it comes to their code not functioning as intended. Maybe in your ...
Posted on: 4/1/2018 - 6 min read
Let's talk about data privacy
Since Google became a verb, it has been no secret that they rely heavily on capturing user data, both to serve you better content and to se...
Posted on: 1/2/2018 - 5 min read
Keeping Your Websites More Secure In 2018
This year we didn't hear too much in the news about security breaches or stolen data, although undoubtedly those incidents continued to hap...
Posted on: 12/7/2017 - 4 min read
How To Set Up an SSL Certificate With GoDaddy
While in the past it seemed like you could do just fine without the hassle of setting up an SSL certificate, it seems that as of late that ...
Posted on: 10/22/2017 - 5 min read
Implementing Google's Invisible ReCaptcha In .NET
If keeping bots away is your thing, then using Google's reCAPTCHA is a must. And while it can be tedious to click on 20 images of cars in...
Posted on: 10/30/2016 - 5 min read
Battle of the Bots
And not at all in a cool way unfortunately. But in a more "that's kind of annoying..." way. For the most part, bots roam the interwebs hour...
Posted on: 9/28/2016 - 4 min read
Why Tracking Website Visitors Is Important
If you've just finished watching Snowden, then please don't spoil it for me. Although I think I know how it ends. Security is a hot topic r...
Posted on: 7/14/2016 - 4 min read
Increase Security With Two Factor Authentication And U2F
Security is getting more difficult to attain nowadays on the old interwebs, and for good reason. It's not about hackers getting more clever...
Posted on: 6/3/2016 - 4 min read
Taking A Look At Security In Shared Hosting
I've always been a proponent of having just the most secure site that you can possibly make. And as such, I always take precautions to make...
Posted on: 9/3/2015 - 5 min read
A Closer Look At How And Why Websites Track You
It is no surprise that websites nowadays track your every move. Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple, etc etc. The list goes on and on and for t...
Posted on: 8/8/2015 - 4 min read
Implementing Google's No Captcha reCaptcha In ASP.NET
Captchas and reCaptchas are great inventions. They help keep spam out and help to verify that humans are on the interwebs and not mischievo...
Posted on: 6/29/2015 - 4 min read
How To Encrypt Passwords Using SHA-256 In C# And .NET
.NET makes it pretty simple to work with data encryption with the Cryptography namespace. So there should be no reason to have plain text......
Posted on: 4/15/2015 - 6 min read
Why Do So Many Websites Get Hacked
Just recently researchers published a study showing that over 29 million American health records were compromised between 2010 and 2013. Ma...
Posted on: 4/2/2015 - 4 min read
Preventing SQL Injections With Parameterized Queries
In my previous post I wrote about a few steps that you can take to better secure your website. One of those steps, probably the most import...
Posted on: 3/20/2015 - 6 min read
5 Steps To Making Your Website More Secure
Security is one of those things that are normally saved for last or ignored completely when working on a website nowadays. As most people h...
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