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March 08, 2021

What is an SSL & How Do I Get One?

What is an SSL certificate? What is an SSL certificate used for? And how does an SSL certificate work? This blog answers all these questions. Read here.
March 03, 2021

How Do I Install An SSL Certificate?

Learn how to install an SSL certificate in 4 new ways. Learn how to install an SSL certificate in Cpanel. Learn how to install an SSL certificate on Apache.
January 04, 2021

A Beginner’s Guide to SSL

By this point you surely have noticed the little padlock that appears next to a website’s address bar when browsing the web – and perhaps even gotten a security warning when that’s not configured correctly. What does it mean, why should you want it and how can you get it on your own website?

September 18, 2020

Magecart Attacks Again: the Latest on CardBleed

Magecart Attacks Again: the Latest on CardBleed

Magecart attacks against Magento 1 stores won’t stop. The best kind of protection against external attacks is a mix of server side protection in the form of a WAF plus modules and patches to keep your store protected.

October 30, 2019

How the Success of WordPress is Due to its Plugin Ecosystem

WordPress’s plugin ecosystem is one of its greatest strengths. As we write, there are over 50,000 plugins in the official repository, a number that doesn’t include premium plugins and custom plugins created for individual WordPress sites. Plugins range in functionality from tiny interface tweaks to full-featured ecommerce applications, all taking advantage of the hooks and […]

September 23, 2019
By Brad

What Is a PCI DSS Audit?

What is a PCA Compliance Audit? Unlike a PCI assessment, which merchants can perform themselves, a PCI DSS audit can only be performed by a qualified security assessor (QSA). If you’re facing an audit, then you’re likely a large store doing so voluntarily, or a smaller merchant ordered to undergo one because of a recent […]

September 02, 2019
By Brad

How Nexcess Helps Your Store Stay PCI Compliant

Having a PCI compliant store requires the sustained efforts of both yourself and your hosting provider. Although there are no shortcuts, choosing a credible web hosting provider is an effective place to start. Even so, most PCI requirements can only be met by you, the merchant. Read on to learn more about the dividing line […]

July 30, 2019

Is Drupal More Secure Than WordPress?

Drupal is widely regarded as a secure content management system, so much so that it is often chosen for sensitive sites, including the sites of many government agencies. WordPress’s reputation for security is not quite as impressive, and we’re all familiar with stories of hacked WordPress sites.

July 02, 2019

Debunking WordPress Hosting Security Myths

WordPress hosting is complex. Every WordPress site depends on a stack of software and hardware created by companies and communities with standards and values that are difficult to understand from the outside. This gives rise to misunderstandings and myths, especially where security is concerned.

June 11, 2019

A Hosting Provider Can Make Or Break WooCommerce Security

WooCommerce security is a partnership between a hosting provider and a hosting client. The client is responsible for updating their store and taking care which plugins and themes they install. But that’s only part of the work involved in keeping a WooCommerce store safe.