This article discusses the mechanics of domain, web, and email hosting in plain language. Having a basic understanding of how these work together can lead to more informed decisions on selecting the best service providers for your particular requirements.
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Here’s a news flash – the economy is a little rough these days. With the unemployment rate creeping up, it’s a time when you need to be clear about what you can bring to a prospective employer or client and, above all, to stand out from the competition. Fortunately, it’s cheaper and easier than ever […]
I’ve come to a remarkable, if not depressing realization in my information technology career. Over the last 20 years of consulting, I’ve visited scores of clients in hundreds of facilities and I can easily count the number of times I was ever given any sort of cyber security orientation – exactly once. I’ve walked into […]
Phishing is a deceptive tactic used in emails, on bogus web sites, and other communication media that convince people to click on a link that typically brings the user to an impostor web site. These cyber attacks are generally attempting to accomplish one or both of the following: Surreptitiously obtain personal account information Plant virus […]
By now, many people are familiar with Cybersquatting – a process whereby a person registers a domain name in bad faith with the intent of reselling it later for a profit. Recent legislation has made it easier for trademark holders and famous persons to obtain their domains from squatters, but the process is by no […]