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April 6, 2017
by sjvn01
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How to Use—and Why You Need—Let’s Encrypt More Than Ever

Want a quick and easy way to add Secure-Socket Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) to your website? You should. Google penalizes your site’s PageRank if you don’t have it. If you have an e-commerce site, there’s even worse news. Chrome web … Continue reading

April 5, 2017
by sjvn01
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Chrome browser’s ‘secure’ isn’t the same thing as ‘safe’

Google takes web security seriously. When the Google Chrome web browser encounters a payment site without Secure Socket Layer (SSL)/Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption, it marks as insecure. Soon, Chrome will mark any HTTP site as insecure. That’s great, but … Continue reading

February 17, 2017
by sjvn01
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What’s Windows 7’s fastest web browser?

Windows 7 is still a sight more popular than Windows 10. By Federal Digital Analytics Program (DAP)‘s count, Windows 7 has a serious lead over Windows 10 — 25.2 percent to 17.4 percent. So, Windows 7’s web browser speeds matter … Continue reading