Why should I care if my website gets hacked?

Why should I care if my website gets hacked?

We don’t hear it often, but every once in a while we will recieve a call from a business owner having issues with their website. After some quick troubleshooting from our Development Director, the business owner is informed that their site has been hacked and asked if they would like an estimate to resolve the issue. In most cases the answer is an affirmative yes, but in some cases they hesitate. This hesitation occurs under very specific circumstances: the site has been hacked, but the website still works. What would you do?

While most of us automatically think website hack = BAD, but what if your site is still seems to be working? You may not want to pay to fix an “invisible issue.” We are here to tell you that ignoring a hack can lead to accumulating problems on three important levels. Read More »

The Importance of Updating your Website

The Importance of Updating your Website

Website updates are a necessary evil. They can happen at any time, and range from a simple click and install to testing the updates on a staging site. We sometimes see our clients struggle with the decision to pay for the time needed to correctly test and install website updates. After all, many of the updates are precautionary. If I don’t see anything wrong with my site, why should I pay to update it? It’s a good question, so let’s start there.

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Is Google flagging your site as not secure?

Is Google flagging your site as not secure?

Update: 6/21/2018: Beginning July 2018 Google Chrome will warn users visiting all websites served over http that the site is not secure.

Our friends at Google are always looking for the best ways to keep the internet a friendly and secure place for everyone. With the launch of the newest edition of Chrome they’ve taken some important steps in a safer internet, with a new warning about non-secure websites. And it’s not just Google, Firefox is preparing to issue the same warnings.

If your website collects information such as passwords or credit card information and isn’t served via HTTPS, Google Chrome is warning visitors that your site is not secure.


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Don’t be caught with an insecure password on World Password Day!

Don’t be caught with an insecure password on World Password Day!

RGB’s Best Practices for Password Security

After opening our World Password Day Presents, enjoying a comforting Password Day meal, and singing the traditional World Password Day songs we settled down to shift our focus on the true meaning of World Password Day: Sharing the importance of secure passwords with our nearest and dearest. And for the RGB Team our nearest and dearest are you, our clients.
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Support for Window XP ends April 8, 2014

Support for Window XP ends April 8, 2014

This means there will be no more security updates or technical support for the Windows XP operating system. It is very important that customers and partners migrate to a modern operating system such as Windows 8.1. Customers moving to a modern operating system will benefit from dramatically enhanced security, broad device choice for a mobile workforce, higher user productivity, and a lower total cost of ownership through improved management capabilities.

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