Can you believe that Moore Tech Solutions has been serving our clients for over 15 years? Where does the time go? After designing and building hundreds of websites for clients, not only in Birmingham Alabama, but throughout the United States, we have been honored to help our website clients expand out across the web.
If you login to your administrator’s panel you may notice that your website has messages for you about available updates. While, in some cases, updating may only produce a few bug corrections and minor improvements, in many cases it includes security patches. Whenever a new exploit is found (and new exploits are found everyday) a security measure has to be written to patch over the vulnerability. As long as there are hackers in the world there will be updates. And, beyond that, as long as technology continues to improve and change there will always be updates.
So what does that mean for you? It means that we have to work with you to develop an update strategy that best fits your needs and your budget.
We feel that it is our responsibility to make you aware that updates are going to be a constant need in order to maintain a website that is free from corruption.
We also feel that it is your choice to decide how often you want to have your website updated.
So, you are sitting in your office trying to get caught up on your never-ending pile of work and all of a sudden you get an official looking email from Google letting you know about their new GDPR policies. The first thing you think to yourself is, “What is GDPR and how does it affect me?”. Well, that is a mighty good question, one that many American companies are going to be asking of themselves over the next few weeks as we get closer to May 25th, the official deadline for GDPR compliance. Read on so that we can help you to navigate the murky waters of the GDPR, what it means to you, and who is affected by it.
What is the GDPR?
In an effort to help citizens of the EU, new data privacy and protection regulations are going to be enforced through the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The goal of the GDPR is to strengthen and unify data protection for citizens of the EU, whether they visit a EU based website or a website based abroad.
Have you ever experienced the irritation of your car pulling to the left or right as you drove down the highway? The wheels were likely not “aligned” which means they were not set up correctly to propel your vehicle efficiently. While you probably ultimately reached your destination there was certainly excess wear and tear on your tires and vehicle.
What does the dog waiting to be taken for a walk have to do with expectations?
In an earlier post we discussed the fact that Google is using HTTPS as a ranking signal. This means that sites connecting to the web via HTTPS might fare better in search results than those connected just via HTTP.