It’s Time To Secure Your Website.
Chrome will soon flag unencrypted sites as insecure. Mozilla and others promise the same.
In fact, beginning in July of 2018 with the release of Chrome 68, Chrome will flag all HTTP sites as “not secure”. Chrome’s new interface will help users understand that all HTTP sites are not secure and continue to move the web towards a secure HTTPS web by default. Also, according to Google, HTTPS is now a search engine ranking signal.
Several other popular web browsers have also promised to ban insecure HTTP.
Mention the newsletter, and we’re offering a $25 discount to install an SSL certificate on your current site that will be good for a full year. Normally $100, call or contact us, and we’ll get you up and running for $75.00 – now through the end of April only.
This includes the SSL certificate as well as the installation to your site. If you need additional help with updating link references or other coding, we’ll be glad to review and estimate. Again, just give us a call!
Why Is SSL So Important?
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Spectre/Meltdown March-April Update
Intel has announced that they would be introducing hardware protections for the Spectre flaw, however, the Meltdown vulnerability continues to be addressed with software updates.
The new Xeon processors with redesigned partitioning will ship later this year. According to Intel, firmware updates are available for 100 percent of its products launched in the last five years.
Intel faces a bevy of lawsuits over the CPU flaws that affect more than a billion PCs worldwide
Microsoft has also taken huge steps to fortify PCs since the vulnerabilities have been exposed. With their mid-March update, all supported Window releases have the latest patches installed.
It’s critical that users keep their systems updated and pay attention to recommended updates on all pertinent devices.
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