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CMS Security is Website Security

Posted by Dennis Egen and Eliana Gilbert-Trachtman on Aug 11, 2020 7:47:50 AM

If you run a website, ecommerce site or marketing department you likely know what  Content Management Systems (CMS) is.CMSs are applications that help manage content by allowing multiple users to create, edit and publish web content.  Love/hate or indifferent about it, they are the Operating Systems for your website, and just like the operating system on your laptop or phone, they need constant care, like patching, security updates, and upgrades. I want to talk specifically about the security part today. 

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Topics: Security, Web Development, Digital Marketing

Online Risk Assessment: How Secure is Your Website?

Posted by Dennis Egen on Jun 29, 2020 10:22:06 AM

Where to Start

Don’t know if your customers’ data is secure? Are you panicking that your website could be defaced, leading to reputation damage? We all worry about the risks that we face as website ‘owners’. That said, most attacks and incidents are well known and can be easily protected against

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Topics: Security

Protecting Sensitive Data in AWS

Posted by Dennis Egen on May 21, 2020 9:32:15 AM

The move to cloud by business is nothing new and seems to be an inevitability. A recent survey of I.T. professionals showed 94 percent use cloud, and public cloud (AWS, Azure) adoption is 91 percent. Two things the recent pandemic has accelerated are:

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Topics: Security

Securing your Sitecore 9 XP PaaS Installation

Posted by Ian Lebbern on May 8, 2020 5:38:58 PM

You’ve painstakingly architected your Sitecore 9 installation on PaaS. You’ve gone to all the trouble to think about scalability, usability, portability… all the -ITYs. But what about securITY? 

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Topics: Security

The Current Data Privacy Landscape

Posted by Ian Lebbern on May 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The current data privacy landscape

Imagine you’ve been tasked with riding a unicycle across a tightrope. It sounds difficult, right?

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Topics: Security, Compliance

WebAssembly, Web Design, and the Cloud

Posted by Ian Lebbern on Apr 1, 2020 3:04:50 PM

In Tech, we are constantly in a game of ‘catch-up’. Rapidly developing technologies seem to pop up out of the ether whenever you’re not looking. In addition, startups keep moving the goalposts on what it means to be agile so it’s very easy to feel as if you will never catch up. Advancements in cloud services (AWS, Azure, Firebase), CMS (Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla), and low-code solutions (Squarespace, Retool, Zapier) have redefined the landscape.

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Topics: Security, Web Development

The Five Step AWS Security Checklist

Posted by Ian Lebbern on Jan 8, 2020 1:14:43 PM

You’ve likely considered hosting your website in the cloud, on a platform like Amazon Web Services (AWS). AWS has a shared responsibility model, which means you’re still responsible for securing your website. AWS handles the security of the hardware and data centers, but you’re responsible for securing your code and user data.

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Topics: Security

Creating a Secure SDLC: An Agile Roadmap

Posted by Ian Lebbern on Jan 8, 2020 1:13:06 PM

In today's environment, secure development is a must. Secure SDLC practices do exist. However, some are more geared toward a waterfall style development process.

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Topics: Security

Website Security: Protecting Your Networks

Posted by Ian Lebbern on Jan 8, 2020 1:08:47 PM

Many companies focus only on code when discussing website security.

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Topics: Security

How Does Your Browser Protect You?

Posted by Ian Lebbern on Nov 6, 2019 12:46:48 PM

Building a web application opens up multiple possibilities for mind-blowing functionality and user experiences.

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Topics: Security, Web Development

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