Tag: security

GDPR: a breakdown and what we’re doing about it

GDPR: a breakdown and what we’re doing about it

What is GDPR? The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance deadline of 5/25/2018 is swiftly approaching. If you’re not familiar with GDPR, it’s basically a new/updated set of privacy protection guidelines the EU is requiring for anyone that obtains, stores, or processes personal information about…

Upcoming SSL changes to Google Chrome

Upcoming SSL changes to Google Chrome

New labeling for HTTP sites Starting in July 2018, Google Chrome will be marking all http sites as “Not secure”, something you may have already seen on some sites. When you request a site with http rather than https, your connection is not secure and…

Change in Our Terms of Service

Change in Our Terms of Service

The nature of technology is growth and change – what’s super-hot and super-fast one minute is obsolete and out-of-date the next. It’s a perpetual learning curve for people who want to stay on the latest and greatest hardware or software platforms, and a constant source…

CloudFlare: What It is, What It is Not.

CloudFlare: What It is, What It is Not.

Black Chicken Host has partnered with CloudFlare CDN to bring you better load times and increased security at no cost to you. What CloudFlare¬†is: CloudFlare is a simple and free Content Delivery Network which places your website’s content closer to your readers all around the…

Password Security Which Will Surprise You

Password Security Which Will Surprise You

For so long, we in the information technology field have been pressing upon our users to maintain “secure” passwords, which included upper- and lowercase letters, punctuation, numbers, and absolutely no dictionary words. This began back in the day when hackers actually had to manually try…