3 Tips to Creating a Blog That Helps Your Business

Jonesen TeamIndustry Insights

3 Tips to Creating a Blog That Helps Your Business

You might have a blog, but aren’t totally sure if you’re doing right. Or you may be considering starting a blog for your business, but you are unsure of where to start, or if it is even worth it to put your valuable time into regular blog posts. If you fit in any of those categories, we’re here for you. … Read More

Problems We Prevent: Blacklisted Sites

Jonesen TeamProblems We Prevent

Google Webmaster Blog: How we fought webspam – Webspam Report 2017 Summary: Google works extremely hard to provide search users with the most relevant information from trustworthy sources.  They don’t want to be responsible for leading users to potentially dangerous websites by displaying malicious sites in their search results.  Knowing the risk to online users,  Google chooses to “blacklist” or remove these sites … Read More

How To Change Your Jonesen Website Password

Jonesen TeamSupport Center

How To Change Your Password

While there is much debate about how often you should change your passwords, a good rule of thumb is that a strong, unpredictable, and site-specific password is your best bet for keeping the bad guys out.    Maybe it’s been a while since we launched your site or you want to change your password to something that is easier to … Read More

Chrome To Show “Not Secure” On All HTTP Sites

Jonesen TeamIndustry Insights

Google To Mark All HTTP Sites As Not secure

Google has officially announced via their security blog  that, “Beginning in July 2018 with the release of Chrome 68, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’.”  They additionally included an example below, displaying how an HTTP site will appear to users. While this change may be frustrating or surprising to website owners, we want to take the time … Read More

Problems We Prevent: Unchecked User Permissions

Jonesen TeamProblems We Prevent

Unpatched Flaw Disclosed in WordPress CMS Core By Catalin Cimpanu Summary: According to Cimpanu, Web security researches from RIPS Tech announced a flaw in WordPress that would allow “users who have access to the post editor —and can upload or delete images (and their thumbs)— can insert malicious code in a WordPress site that deletes crucial files part of the WordPress … Read More

Problems We Prevent : Poor Web Security for Small Businesses

Jonesen TeamProblems We Prevent

“Website attacks up as smaller businesses are targeted” By Ian Barker Summary: Attacks on websites have increased 14% in Q1 of 2018 compared to Q4 of 2017.  The author points out that many of these attacks are carried out by malicious “bots” that are programed to target smaller organizations with poor web security. The Jonesen Take: Professional and effective web security for … Read More

Problems We Prevent: Sketchy Plugins

Jonesen TeamProblems We Prevent

WORDPRESS DELETES 10 “HIGHLY DANGEROUS” PLUGINS INSTALLED 19,400 TIMES FROM ITS REPOSITORY by JASON SMITH  Article Summery: Security experts at ThreatPress reported that 10 plugins developed by MULTIDOT Inc have been removed from WordPress.org due to severe vulnerabilities.  Their report also stated that the malicious plugins had been installed on around 19,400 eCommerce sites, warning users of the still present danger. The Jonesen … Read More

Problems We Prevent: WordPress & Plugin Updates

Jonesen TeamProblems We Prevent

Ticketfly Temporarily Shuts Down to Investigate Hack By Catalin Cimpanu Last week, Ticketfly.com was hacked, defaced, and compromised the personal information of 26 million users.  The hacker responsible for the attack pointed to the site’s inadequate security to prevent this type of event, stating on the site “Your Security Down im Not Sorry.” Ticketfly.com was shut down while they investigate the … Read More

5 Ways to Instantly Enhance Your Online Privacy

Jonesen TeamSupport Center

5 Ways to Instantly Enhance Your Online Privacy Do you run the risk of a cybersecurity breach?  Here’s what you can do to immediately build your online privacy and security to help avoid an attack during your personal day to day use of the internet. If you want to see the biggest demonstration of how things have changed over the … Read More

Do You Want to Drive Traffic to Your Website? Use Social Media

Jonesen TeamIndustry Insights

Do You Want to Drive Traffic to Your Website? Social media is a popular marketing tool, and if used correctly you can drive traffic to your website. Here’s how to take advantage of the social media craze. Today, one of the best ways to quickly get more traffic is to use social media. But, if you’re not using it correctly then … Read More