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It is important to make sure each and every password used for any type of account is strong. Before we get into how to generate these passwords, let’s go over some of the characteristics of strong passwords. Characteristics of Secure Passwords Password security is one of the key parts of security of any application, whether […]

A domain name system, or DNS, is how all of us access websites. It is the system that makes it possible to use URLs instead of numeric IP addresses. This makes it infinitely easier for potential clients to remember and find your site. Sometimes it requires a need to clear DNS Cache. In order for […]

How DNS Works Anyone that has ever configured their own custom/vanity nameservers will know that the nameservers must be set at both the server and at the registrar. Very few people really understand why. Understanding why means that you need to first understand a bit about how DNS works. To revisit the process of configuring your own […]

Setting up SPF, DKIM, and DMARC Records

SPF, DKIM, and DMARC records are intended to fight SPAM and email spoofing. These mechanisms don’t analyse content of the message in search of malicious code, spam-like content, or content that would be used in a phishing attempt. Other dedicated tools should be used to detect viruses & malicious scripts or to flag messages as spam-like or scam-like based on […]