PCI DSS Changes to TLS and Chrome 68 marks sites as not secure.

PCI DSS Changes to TLS and Chrome 68 marks sites as not secure.

Today on episode 21 Web Hosting Podcast. PCI (Payment Card Industry) changes that have come into affect. These changes make a dramatic shift to the encryption standard that you may not be aware of. If you are on a older operating system, and even some new ones, you may be left out in the cold … Read more PCI DSS Changes to TLS and Chrome 68 marks sites as not secure.

Beginner steps to launching a new website.

Beginner steps to launching a website.

Today on episode 20 of Web Hosting Podcast. Beginner steps to launching a website. We will cover all the steps needed to go from concept to launch, for the beginner. It is now easier than it has ever been to get a brand new website online and serving content. Have you wanted to make the … Read more Beginner steps to launching a new website.

Is VR, virtual reality, part of your website design strategy?

Is VR, virtual reality, part of your website design strategy?

Today on Episode 19 of Web Hosting Podcast. Is VR, virtual reality, part of your website design strategy? You could be missing out if you are not. With the release of the Oculus Go last month, high end VR experiences have come to the masses. You can take advantage of this by including VR elements … Read more Is VR, virtual reality, part of your website design strategy?

Harden and secure wordpress, using managewp.com and GDPR.

Harden and secure wordpress, using managewp.com and GDPR

Today on episode 18 of Web Hosting Podcast, I continue the discussion of the wordpress hack dissection. I have been asked, since the last episode, about ways to harden and secure a wordpress install and what I recommend to do about managing updates. Also in this episode, GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), Are you ready … Read more Harden and secure wordpress, using managewp.com and GDPR.

Dissection of a WordPress hack.

Dissection of a Wordpress HACK

Today on episode 17 of Web Hosting Podcast, Megan and I, dissect a website hack we have been working on. We discuss the how, the what and ways to prevent future hacks. We also discuss the defacement of webhostingpodcast.com and how I recovered the site so quickly. And remember those quick tips I use to … Read more Dissection of a WordPress hack.

Opus Interactive on location interview

Opus Interactive on location interview

Today on episode 16 of Web Hosting Podcast, I venture out on location to talk to Shannon and Eric about their company Opus Interactive.  We also now have a phone number for the podcast for you to call into. Opus Interactive is located in Hillsboro, Oregon at the Infomart Datacenter, this is the same world … Read more Opus Interactive on location interview

How is your web host possibly failing you?

How is your web host possibly failing you?

Megan Ferrell of websites503.com joins me to discuss, How is your web host possibly failing you?   Security communication – security (awareness of vulnerabilities), transparency of security information. Notification of security changes in the industry that could affect you and your potential customers. This would include things like PCI, GDPR , SSL/TLS changes just to … Read more How is your web host possibly failing you?

Robert Indries of dgstudio.com is our special guest to talk marketing, development and hosting.

Robert Indries of dgstudio.com is our special guest to talk marketing, development and hosting.

In this episode I talk with Robert Indries of dgstudio.com about marketing, development and web hosting. dgstudio.com is a full service creative agency for your business brand and website. Robert, gives some great advice about getting your marketing brand out there. He provides several tips for things you can do for free as well as … Read more Robert Indries of dgstudio.com is our special guest to talk marketing, development and hosting.

Migrating your site to SSL : HTTPS with installatron. Useful website tools to use for your site.

MIGRATING YOUR SITE TO HTTPS WITH INSTALLATRON.

Useful website tools to use for your website. https://www.ssllabs.com/ This is a useful site to check your site for proper ssl settings. You will get a grade once the report is done. An “A” is the best, while a “B” would be acceptable, you should really try and get the “A” grade. I would also … Read more Migrating your site to SSL : HTTPS with installatron. Useful website tools to use for your site.

Commonly used web hosting terminology.

Commonly used web hosting terminology.

I discuss some of the more basic web hosting terminology used.  This is the link I used for the glossary of terms. This episode may be a little basic for some listeners, but I want to make sure that everyone knows the terminology and language that we talk about. My hope is to bring some … Read more Commonly used web hosting terminology.