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Complete Guide on Drupal Security

Complete Guide on Drupal Security

Drupal is an open source CMS and or framework that is used by at least 2.2% of all the websites on the internet, making it the 3rd most widely used CMS in the world. As with any major platform, additional security concerns also present themselves. Your risk of attack is greater and more vulnerabilities are constantly being discovered or exploited. Follow our complete guide below on what you can do to harden your Drupal security and help prevent yourself from getting hacked or becoming a victim of the next brute-force attack.

January 7, 2016 Read more
KeyCDN Includes Let's Encrypt Integration - Free SSL Certificates

KeyCDN Includes Let's Encrypt Integration - Free SSL Certificates

"HTTPS everywhere" is happening and that is why KeyCDN recently became a sponsor of Let's Encrypt, a free, automated, and open certificate authority. We have been working very hard behind the scenes and are happy to announce, as of December 2015, that we offer an integration with Let's Encrypt that is available to all KeyCDN customers! What does this mean for you? KeyCDN is excited to be one of the first providers around the globe to offer this integration.

December 14, 2015 Read more

WordPress Security - Complete 17 Step Guide

WordPress is the most popular CMS on the web and is now powering over 26.5% of all websites. Since it holds such a large piece of the market share it brings additional security concerns and increases your risk of attack when vulnerabilities are discovered. Follow our complete guide below on what you can do to harden your WordPress security and help prevent yourself from getting hacked or becoming a victim of the next brute-force attack.

December 10, 2015 Read more

How to Migrate from HTTP to HTTPS - Complete Guide

With the performance benefits you now get from HTTP/2, there has never been a better time to thinking about moving your site to HTTPS; not to mention the additional security and SEO advantages. Follow our guide below on how to migrate your site from HTTP to HTTPS. Why should you redirect HTTP to HTTPS? As you know Google is pushing hard for HTTPS everywhere so that the web is a safer place.

October 23, 2015 Read more

What You Need to Know About SHA-1 and SHA-2

The signature algorithm of a certificate is often still based on SHA-1. This algorithm is considered as insecure today and therefore such a certificate should be reissued with SHA-2. Updating is fairly simple and should be done as long as browsers still accept SHA-1. A short intro and why SHA-1 isn't good enough anymore SHA stands for "secure hash algorithm". It's a cryptographic hash function designed by the United States National Security Agency (NSA).

July 16, 2015 Read more

CDN SSL: 4 Simple Steps to Integrate Your SSL Certificate

KeyCDN offers custom HTTPS CDN SSL integration for free. A Custom SSL is also known as Private SSL. This article is about how to get and deploy an SSL certificate (cert) for your own domain. If you already have an SSL certificate, you can use it and don't need to order a new one. CDN Custom SSL is only needed if you want to use your CNAME in combination with HTTPS.

June 22, 2014 Read more

SSL CDN: Free Custom SSL for Your CDN

HTTPS ensures secure communication over the Internet. We offer three options when it comes to an SSL CDN: Shared SSL, Custom SSL with your own certificate, and custom SSL with Let's Encrypt. All methods offer the same security standard and come for free! Yes, even Custom SSL comes for free if you bring your own certificate. Shared SSL CDN Shared SSL is ideal to get started within minutes. You only need to enable the option in the dashboard and you're ready to go.

April 20, 2014 Read more
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