How To Keep Your Data Safe and Secure in the Cloud

Cloud computing is becoming more popular with every passing day. So popular, in fact, that Gartner—one of the world’s leading technology research and advisory firms—predicts that cloud computing will make up the majority of IT budgets as early as 2016. “The Cloud” is a metaphor for the Internet, so cloud computing simply means Internet-based computing. […]

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Modern Security in the Cloud (Infographic)

Cloud computing is one of the biggest innovations in recent memory. It’s helped to enable real-time collaboration and file sharing with users from all over the world. Despite the convenience, many internet users aren’t convinced that the cloud is safe. We put together this infographic to help show everyone how security has evolved to help […]

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How to Prevent Cybercriminals from Attacking

According to a 2013 Small Business Technology Survey that polled 845 small business owners across industries in the U.S., small businesses lost an estimated $8,700 as a result of a cyber attack. In addition, nearly half of all small business owners surveyed claimed to have at one time been the victim of a cyber attack. […]

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What You Need to Know Before Uploading Private Information to Google Drive

Google Drive is a convenient way to access your documents from the cloud. Google apps gives businesses and organizations a customizable way to manage several Google products, including Google Drive. Because of its affordability and ease of use, companies are increasingly using Google Apps to incorporate sensitive information to their file servers.  Understanding how to […]

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Website Security: Tips to Keep Your Site Safe from Digital Threats

How would you rate your website security? Chances are it could be better. A report published by firm Whitehat Security revealed that 86% of all websites had at least one serious vulnerability. Lack of website security is a serious concern, and not even larger organizations are immune. On Guy Fawkes Day of 2011, a holiday […]

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Stop Badware and Protect your Website!

At Bluehost, we are committed to protecting our customers and to keeping the web safe. So we recently teamed up with StopBadware, a nonprofit organization dedicated to winning the fight against badware, to make a video about why badware is dangerous and how to prevent it from harming you or others. Come on an adventure […]

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Protect & Accelerate your Website with CloudFlare

CloudFlare is an advanced content delivery network (CDN) that provides optimal performance and security to your website. With over 14 data centers around the world, their CDN automatically caches your static website files. While dynamic content remains on your Bluehost web server, static files are physically closer to visitors. CloudFlare then uses a technology called Anycast […]

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Use Sitelock for a More Secure Website

Here at Bluehost, we go to great lengths to ensure our servers are secure. However, the websites we host for our clients are built of files, and like any software, these files are susceptible to hackers, viruses, and malware. To help reduce risk of these attacks and to provide additional protection, we offer SiteLock security. SiteLock […]

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The State of Password Cracking

In his latest article, Dan Goodin says new technology is making it easier for crackers to break passwords and access accounts. Goodin explains that there are different types of programs and hardware that can put you at risk. “The average Web user maintains 25 separate accounts but uses just 6 passwords to protect them. As […]

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