Security

How to Protect Your Company from the Rogue IT Ex-Employee

Reading Time: 8 minutesIt’s become fairly common to hear horror stories of the ex-employee who decided to “take the company down in flames” as they exited. Be it extortion, like what happened in Indiana in January,  or the ex-employee who maintains a backdoor account and proceeds to hack your data. It is important in this day and age…

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DNN Vulnerability being exploited, are you patched-

DNN Vulnerability being exploited, are you patched?

Reading Time: 2 minutesAs with all web applications, it is important to keep current with application updates and security patches. This is especially true for CMS and E-Commerce applications that are widely used on the Internet like DNN. These solutions have a large install base and because of this hackers will target vulnerabilities in these solutions to get…

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Is Your Web Hosting Secure? The Consequences Of Getting Hacked

Reading Time: 2 minutesMany website owners view hacking as an unlikely event because they feel that their site as just one of millions of websites on the Internet. They don’t think hackers would be interested in their site even if they found it. What they don’t realize is that hacking is mostly automated with software that looks for…

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Security: Your Number One Concern When Running An Ecommerce Site

Reading Time: 2 minutesOne of the many benefits of operating an ecommerce business is that the barriers to entry are low compared to starting a brick and mortar business. The costs of starting one are relatively low and therefore the consequences of failure are not as severe as those of an offline business. Operating an ecommerce site is also more…

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Keeping Your Data Secure with Windows Cloud Hosting

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe proliferation of software into the business world has made companies more productive and efficient. Simple word processing and spreadsheets have magnified the productive output of office workers over their counterparts of thirty years ago. ERP software allows companies to coordinate their vital business activities in ways not possible in the past. Web sites today can…

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The Heartbleed OpenSSL Exploit

Reading Time: 1 minuteA very serious vulnerability in open source software called OpenSSL was recently discovered which allows malicious users to pull sensitive information from web servers.  The good news for Applied Innovations customers is that we host your sites on Microsoft IIS which is not vulnerable to this exploit.  Microsoft’s IIS web server does not use the…

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All About Applied Innovations’ State-of-the-Art Secure Network and Datacenters

Reading Time: 2 minutesOur infrastructure promises maximum reliability, security and performance. At Applied Innovations, we have constructed our entire infrastructure to deliver maximum reliability, security and performance. We set our standards far above the industry accepted minimums because that differentiates us from our competitors. To feel confident in your choice of web hosting partner, you need to know…

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Basic Tips for a Secure Cloud Hosting

Reading Time: 2 minutesMoving to the cloud. It seems like everyone’s doing it. So it must be safe and secure, right? With any type of server, security should be a priority and when moving to the cloud there are a few things to note to make sure you’re as secure as possible. Choosing Cloud Products Virtualization software.  By…

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