Internet Security Tips and Programs

This guide will help you follow safe Internet practices. It also lists security programs that Cruzio recommends. Updating your software regularly Practicing good security habits Using security programs Updating your software regularly Use a secure web browser, and update it regularly Your web browser is the program you use to view web pages, and updating it is probably the single best thing you can do to make your computer more secure. Cruzio…

Cruzio Security Policies

…ur information safe and secure. We also encourage you to learn how to surf the Internet safely. Use the Internet Safely! Learn what you can do to keep your personal information and your computer safe. » follow Cruzio’s Security Tips Cruzio doesn’t give your information away We don’t sell, exchange, or share your information with other companies, except the minimum required to partner with other companies to bring you services…

Velocity DNS Settings and Security

…atures on the DNS servers automatically assigned to Velocity connections. If you prefer, you may use their opt-out DNS servers. See below for details. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Cruzio Support. DNS Security Features for Velocity Users These features are enabled on the DNS servers automatically assigned to Velocity users: DNSSEC validation DNS reputation validation Closing DNS servers to off-network requests DNSSEC…

Keeping your website secure

…n(s) for your web application. It’s probably wise to use only well-reviewed plugins from the official repositories: WordPress Plugin Directory: Search for “security” Joomla Extensions Directory – Site Security Drupal: Enhancing security using contributed modules Sign up for Google Webmaster Tools, create a profile for your website, and enable notifications. Google will notify you if they detect problems with your site….

Netgear WGT624v3 Router Setup

…wireless network easy to identify in a list of networks. Enter this name in the “Enter your Wireless Network name (SSID)” box, then click Next. You will be asked if you want to protect your wireless network with security features. Click Yes. The following screens will help you configure your wireless security settings. First, choose WPA-PSK and click Next (If your computer does not have Windows XP SP2 or above, or OSX 10.3 or above…

Connecting a Windows PC to a Wireless Network

…gured by Cruzio, we will have provided you with the password) and click OK. You should now be connected wirelessly to the Internet. » back to top What do I do if I cannot connect, or get frequently disconnected? If there are security measures in place on the router, such as MAC address filtering, access could be denied. Make sure you are aware of any security measures before proceeding. The network’s name, or SSID (Service Set Identifier),…

Firewall Configuration

…computer is a useful security tool, even if you also have a router that acts as a firewall. Windows Vista The Vista firewall is on by default. If it has been turned off: Click the Start button and choose Control Panel. Click Security. From the Windows Firewall section, choose “Turn Windows Firewall on or off.” On the right, click “Change settings.” Click “On (recommended).” Windows XP If you are running…

Changing your hosting passwords

…rity practice To keep your website or web application safe, it’s good practice to not only keep your site’s software up to date, but also to change your web hosting-related passwords regularly. For other Internet security recommendations, please see Cruzio’s Security Tips. Changing your Control Panel password Log in to your control panel. Click one of the following icons (different control panels use slightly different…

Securing your VPS

…fe at a site other than where your server is located. This will help prevent your server and backups both being destroyed by theft, fire, or natural disaster. Subscribe to your operating system and application vendors’ security or news lists. It will notify you of new security updates or temporary fixes to prevent a compromise until an official update is released. Feel free to contact me for a more complete list of recommendations, or if…

Using Secure Image URLs in ShopSite

…on ShopSite, such as a check out page, will know to use the Secure URL of the image. Log into your ShopSite admin page. Click the “Preferences” icon. Click the “Hosting Service” button. Under the SSL Security Settings section, locate “Use SSL security in Shopping Cart”. If that checkbox in not checked, click it to enable it. Locate “Secure Store URL”. If you are on Classic hosting, this should be…