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Disable Java to Stay Safe Online

Java has not had a good 2013 so far, suffering from several critical security vulnerabilities in just the first few weeks of the year. The vulnerabilities are so dangerous that the Department of Homeland Security is advising people to disable Java in their web browsers.

Read on to find out how to keep your computers safe by disabling the Java web plugin.

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Validating Your Forms Are Secure

We often receive the following request from our customers:

It’s time for our business insurance policy to renew, and the insurance company says our contact form is not secure. They will not renew our policy unless the form is secured with HTTPS. Can you help?

What your insurance company wants is to make sure any information your customers submit through your website is secure (encrypted in a way that it cannot be intercepted).

It may appear to the untrained eye that your contact form is not secure, but if we host your website, you can rest assured that it is. If you want to know how you can verify this, whether we host your website or not, continue reading…

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