Do Secure Websites Rank Higher?

Most people understand that it is important to keep your website safe from hacking or unwanted intrusions, but many people question whether safety measures affect your website rankings.  Do Google and other web browsers give preference to more secure websites when returning search engine results?  The question is complicated, and there is not always a perfectly clear answer.  There may be some credit given to websites that the crawlers perceive as offering better security for visitors, although there is no hard evidence that this is true.  However, securing your website is good practice no matter what the ultimate effect on your website’s ranking in the search engine results.

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How to Secure Your Site From Malware

One of the most frustrating things for owners of websites is the potential damage that can be done by malware.

If not caught and removed in time, some malware programs have the ability to corrupt your files, steal your passwords and data, and access your stored contacts.

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What To Do About “Not Secure” Warning in Chrome

With its latest update to Chrome, Google is calling out sites that have unencrypted connections. For sites using the HTTP protocol, a “Not Secure” warning will appear in the pages address bar. For potential customers, seeing the Not Secure notice can quickly lead to a lack of confidence that their information will be safeguarded. And that’s not good for business.

In this issue, the business technology experts with Caldiatech will explain the difference between HTTP and HTTPS protocols, and why it’s vitally important for the growth of your business.

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You’ll Never Guess Why Hackers Target Small Businesses

There’s been a “sharp increase in hackers and adversaries targeting small businesses.” That’s a quote in Inc.magazine from a representative of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology. Why do hackers target small businesses? Because they feel that the “little guy” probably doesn’t take cybersecurity seriously. In this issue, the Boise … Read More