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Power Up your project management

Jenni Brown
Jenni Brown
15Apr 2014
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If you create websites, having project management skills is essential to prevent your brain melting and stop you wasting valuable time. Formal project management is a whole industry in itself, but here are some useful tips, ideas and resources any web professional can pick up and use to quickly improve workflow.

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An update on the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability

An update on the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability

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Matthew Telfer
Matthew Telfer
09 Apr 2014

It recently came to light that there was a serious programming error within OpenSSL, endangering encryption keys and data of SSL connections on the Internet. This allows anyone to read out the memory of vulnerable servers. Specifically, this means an attacker can read keys, passwords and other private information. There is more information about the bug at http://heartbleed.com. Additionally you can check whether you are vulnerable using GlobalSign's SSL checker https://sslcheck.globalsign.com/en_GB.

Many services other than HTTPS use SSL; e-mail, VPN and other services. It is extremely important that these services are also secured as soon as possible.  This blog post covers our response and the action we would recommend VPS and dedicated server customers take.

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