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Should I secure my website with HTTPS?

By Tim Lees 31st March 2017


In this article we will look at what HTTPS means and why your website should be secured using the protocol. What is HTTPS? HTTPS stands for ‘HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure’. You may have noticed that when navigating websites you will see this protocol (https) and its non-secure variant (http) at the beginning of the website address bar in your browser window. The HTTPS version is identified (in most browsers) by a green padlock. HTTP...

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Improving security warnings in web browsers

By Jordan Hall 17th December 2014


Security warnings in modern web browsers are weird. When you browse to your favourite online shopping checkout or your online bank account, you get a happy lock icon. That's great. It reminds users they are on a secure webpage, that...

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Video streaming records broken for the Royal Wedding

By Jordan Hall 3rd May 2011


A variety of Internet firms have stated that online video streaming records have been broken over the course of the UK's recent royal wedding. "The royal wedding has broken records for the biggest ever live streaming audience online, according to a internet firms. ... The BBC website meanwhile wobbled under the strain this morning as huge numbers of Britons accessed its coverage. Visitors were intermittently greeted with an error message sayin...

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