In an age where hosting infrastructure in a cloud environment becomes more and more attractive – whether for maintenance, price, availability, or scalability – several service providers offer different PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standard) compliant solutions for their customers’ need to deal with payment cards. Many companies believe that when choosing a business partner already certified in PCI-DSS, no further action is required since this environment has already been evaluated. However, while
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Threat detection is at the core of a WAF’s capabilities to accurately identify and block incoming attacks. However, not all threat engines are built the same. Many cloud WAF vendors use ModSecurity’s engine, an open-source web application firewall, for their core ruleset.  This core rule set contains a set of generic attack detection rules that provide protection against many common attack categories, including SQL Injection (SQLi), Cross Site Scripting (XSS), Local File Inclusion (LFI), Remote
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Website owners rely on web hosting providers to get their websites up and running online.  But here’s the thing that may stumble some website owners: Hosting providers are only responsible for protecting the server in which websites are hosted, but customers will need to protect their own websites within the server.  Bottom line: Web hosting providers are not responsible for the security of websites themselves. What some web hosting providers may not realize is that
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In the age of information, data is everything. Since the implementation of GDPR in the EU, businesses around the world have grown more “data conscious;” in turn, people, too, know that their data is valuable. It’s also common knowledge at this point that data breaches are costly. For example, Equifax, the company behind the largest-ever data breach, is expected to pay at least $650 million in settlement fees. And that’s just the anticipated legal costs
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As one of the most popular hosting platforms alongside cPanel, Plesk provides a variety of security extensions for its users. Each Plesk security extension boosts their own unique features, meant to fully protect your website, server, email, and network from potential threats. Some extensions on Plesk require advanced system administration, so it’s important that you choose the right security tools based on your knowledge and experience — as not all security extensions are created equal. 
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Cloudbric is proud to announce the release of their much-awaited security extension (inclusive of WAF and DDoS protection) for Plesk, an industry-leading web solution platform. Plesk is an all-in-one platform that allows developers, system administrators, and resellers to run, manage and secure their domains and servers via their control panel solutions and extensions. Through this partnership with Plesk, we aim to simplify security for both users and small to mid-size businesses. With the Cloudbric WAF extension, it’s easier for
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We’re excited to announce that Yujin (Gin) Hyeon has joined Cloudbric as Chief Strategic Officer (CSO). As Cloudbric’s new CSO, Gin will be driving corporate strategy and investor relations to take the next big step forward. As a veteran of the tech industry, Gin’s experience with early stage companies from growth stage to IPOs will be pivotal for Cloudbric’s continued development. Given his track record, we are very excited to have him join our roster.
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These days, it seems that all people can talk about is 5G technology and how it will change the world. For those that don’t really quite understand the magnitude of what 5G means, then you’ve come to the right place. Today, we will explore the capabilities of 5G technology, various benefits, and how cybersecurity ties into all the hoopla (you didn’t think that we’d forget about cybersecurity, right?). What is 5G? If you do a
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Imagine living in a world where smart refrigerators, autonomous driving vehicles, or self-regulated temperature homes are no longer pipe dreams. This type of futuristic society is coming to a life near you through the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT). This is a technology revolution that has already begun as the IoT market is growing at an explosive rate. To be precise, by the year 2020, the IoT market is expected to become a
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This year, National Small Business Week is being held between May 5th and 11th and is celebrated to recognize small business growth and its contribution to the U.S. economy which now makes up 44% of the national GDP. Running a small business is tough. Depending on the type of industry you’re in, you may be tasked with raising funds (if you’re a startup), registering licenses and permits, figuring out your finances for R&D, or bringing
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