HTTP vs. HTTPS

By | Feb 23, 2018 in Latest News
HTTP vs. HTTPS

Google is taking a step towards a safer internet by pushing websites to switch from HTTP to HTTPs. Why does this matter for your business? Google Chrome will begin flagging websites without HTTPS as “Not Secure”, which may deter potential users. Additionally, HTTP is bad for your SEO efforts. Google has stated that sites with HTTPS are given preference in Google search results, meaning that sites without HTTPS are returned significantly lower in search results.

The difference between HTTP and HTTPs can be confusing, so we’ve broken it down through this infographic.

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Mobile First – Understanding Responsive Website Design

By | Feb 16, 2018 in Latest News, Web Design
Mobile First – Understanding Responsive Website Design

As the internet expands and develops, so does web design. Over the past decade, thanks to the smartphone boom, websites designed for desktops have moved to interfaces that adjust to both large desktop screens and small phone screens.

Flashback to mid-2000’s: Responsive design was rarely useful.  Most people only used the internet from a desktop, so it didn’t matter if your website looked good on mobile devices.

Now that we’re approaching the 2020’s, a mobile friendly website is no longer an option – it’s a necessity.  81% of consumers research a business before making a purchase decision and 51% of that traffic comes from mobile devices such as Smartphones or Tablets.

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The Power of Progress: Progressive Web Apps

By | Jul 11, 2017 in Latest News
The Power of Progress: Progressive Web Apps

Many businesses have made strict choices to maintain both a website and a native app without giving much consideration to the possibility of this up and coming middle ground.

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4 Quick Cyber Security Tips

By | Jun 20, 2017 in Cyber Security, Latest News
4 Quick Cyber Security Tips

No matter your business, digitizing your operation is essential for increased workplace communication, productivity, and success. However, with this new digital frontier comes new problems, and even the most internet savvy individual may fall prey to some common issues of cyber security.

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5 Common Cyber Security Myths

By | Jun 13, 2017 in Cyber Security, Latest News
5 Common Cyber Security Myths

Navigating cyberspace is such a part our daily lives that we rarely consider the potential consequences of utilizing online conveniences. However, even the most experienced and well intentioned user may find themselves making detrimental cyber security mistakes every day. The key to avoiding mistakes is reassessing the most common cyber security myths and find how to truly protect ourselves and our businesses. Here are the 5 most common cyber security myths:

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WannaCrypt make you WannaCry? An overview of the ransomware attack

By | May 17, 2017 in Latest News
WannaCrypt make you WannaCry? An overview of the ransomware attack

As you may be aware, a serious and vicious piece of malware made its rounds over this past weekend. It goes by many names, WannaCrypt, WannaCry, or Wncry, but the fact of the matter is it has already infected over 200,000 computers across more than 100 countries.  Any un-patched computer may still be vulnerable to WannaCrypt and any of its variants.  Researchers have announced that WannaCrypt 2.0 is beginning to spread along with other variants.

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