Who’s Phishing? When Insiders become Threats!

RockmusicRaider - Who's Phishing? When insiders become threats!

In God we Trust, everyone else uses the firewall.

That’s the credo handed down from the RMR IT department. It’s a sane reminder that the internet is an ugly place. Full of bad actors out to get your data or your money for any and all nefarious activities out there.

Supposedly.

Because not everyone is a bad apple, of course. And it’s always quite a task to filter genuine visitors from intruders, as you don’t want to hinder the former, but block the latter. Thus, sporting some great site security, complete with a sturdy firewall, is indeed one important … [...] Click to raid more!

Cloudflare, speed – and the canvas thing!

RockmusicRaider - Cloudflare - Mast with canvas sails

I sometimes like to think back to those awesome sailing ships. You know, these 1st Rates1) that majestically traversed the oceans at snail pace. State of the Art technology back in their day and death to many forests in Europe.

They all had one inherent vice, though. The whole navy was at the whim of the winds as its sole means of locomotion. And when the wind blew lustily, crews sometimes set way too much sail.

If that happens, the ship becomes over-pressed or over-canvassed.

In other words, the power of the wind presses the bow down into the … [...] Click to raid more!

Are Author Archives secure in WordPress?

RockmusicRaider - A book archive - Author Archives

RockmusicRaider proudly uses WordPress to deliver those snazzy music reviews to our fan base. First, because this is a rock-solid, well-known, and constantly updated system to build a site on. And second, because I consider WordPress to be pretty secure.

In fact, the success of a CMS (= Content Management System) defines itself around security-related considerations. It’s a bit like some real estate you wish to acquire. I am pretty sure that you would not buy a place that misses appropriate locks on its entries and sports holes instead of properly secured windows.

Methinks also that many other users reason … [...] Click to raid more!