Category: Security

SiteVision March 2016 News & Tips

2016 Security:  Expect To Be Hacked, Phished, and Scammed With hacking, phishing and scamming at all-time highs, a good defense is your best offense for the year ahead. According to ZDNET and other sources, more than one billion personal records were accessed in 2014 alone. 2015 was another banner year for hackers that included the FBI,… Read more »

Security 2016: Expect to Be Hacked

With hacking, phishing and scamming at all-time highs, a good defense is your best offense for the year ahead. A Billion and More Already Compromised According to ZDNET and others, more than one billion personal records were accessed in 2014 alone. 2015 was another banner year for hackers that included the FBI, T-Mobile (15 million customers),… Read more »

Beware: Tax Scams & Hacks

Hackers are actively plotting to steal your most personal and valuable information, and get your tax refund to boot. And remember, existing hacks from the prior year may yet bite.  But even if you haven’t been compromised, a recent audit of approved online tax preparers says that six out of 13 fail at cybersecurity. One… Read more »

SiteVision Custom Dedicated Server Solutions

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A Reliable Source For Dedicated Servers Considering a switch or upgrade to one or more dedicated servers? We can help. We’ll work with you personally to make sure you not only get an optimal configuration but that your setup is comprehensive and professional — backed by almost two decades of deploying and configuring platforms from the simple… Read more »

August Newsletter: Windows 10 Will You Get It?

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By the time you read this, Windows 10 will have formally launched. And remember, until July 28 of next year, it’s available free to non-pirated versions of Windows 7 or 8 devices. But do you want it? Will you love it? How do you get it? When? IT departments will have one view, which is… Read more »

June News & Tips

WordPress Users Should Update Once Again.  WordPress 4.2.2 Critical Update Yes. Shortly after 4.2 comes yet another update, so take heed. The Genericons icon font package, which is used in a number of popular themes and plugins, contained an HTML file that is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack. To help protect users, WordPress 4.2.2… Read more »

Are You At Risk?

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Website Application Vulnerability  An Increasing Threat Recent breaches of historic proportions – think Anthem and Target, to name but a few, have confirmed that proactive web security measures are now a must for websites of all sizes and types. A primary scanning, analysis and reporting tool is that of Website Application Vulnerability Scanning.  We can… Read more »

May 2015 News & Tips

WordPress Users Should Update Plugins Now! Even the latest WordPress 4.2 is vulnerable, so users are warned. In particular the most recent bulletin notes that the XSS flaw is executed through comments and permits the attackers to execute arbitrary code, or, in effect, become the administrator. A quick fix is to eliminate comments until a… Read more »

SiteVision Certified As SOC 1 SSAE 16 Type II Compliant

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Roanoke, VA October 30, 2014:  Following a robust, third-party audit, SiteVision Inc., a Virginia-based web hosting and development firm, has been certified as SOC 1 SSAE 16 Type II compliant.  The compliance standards developed by AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) are a rigorous assessment process that audit internal controls with regard to security,… Read more »

SiteVision News & Tips November 2013

 IN THE NEWS Win 8.1 Arrives – Boot To Desktop and Sync. It’s kind of ironic that Microsoft managed to annoy nearly everyone with Win 8, and has now spent the past year compensating for the havoc it wreaked. This is not to say there aren’t some real improvements in 8.1. Most reviewers feel it’s a… Read more »