Security

PHP 5.6 End Of Life – A Complete Guide

PHP 5.6 End of Life is coming at the end of this year, 2018. PHP 5.6 has been the stable go-to version of PHP for PHP-based web applications for 4 years. Any PHP web applications written in the last 4 … PHP 5.6 End Of Life – A Complete Guide Read More »

The Truth about 15 Website Security Myths

15 Common Website Security Myths

Over the years, I’ve heard lots of Website Security Myths. So, here’s a list of some of the top Small business Website Security misconceptions. Myth #1 – My business is too small, it won’t get hacked. Of all the website …

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Upgrading PHP in 2018

Upgrade PHP & Website Security in 2018

At Digital Canvas we talk a lot about security, PHP and web applications. With vulnerabilities, hacks, and cyber-crime on the rise in 2017, it seemed nothing was safe. Likely this trend will continue into 2018 and beyond as hackers are …

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Get https and be secure

Non-HTTPS Sites Flagged as “Not Secure”

#movingtoHTTPS #SSLeverywhere Browsers and search engines have been advocating SSL (https) for websites for some time now. They have been slowly making strides to steer developers and users toward https. Chrome announced another step in this direction with the latest upcoming browser …

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Update PHP

What to do about PHP update

If you own a website there is a good chance it may be running PHP. PHP is a common language for building websites. PHP releases regular updates that include changes, and security fixes. A PHP update is required to make …

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