Tips for Securing Your Home Router
Seemingly minor and easily overlooked settings can still have profound security implications. Here are some steps you can take to make sure your wired or wireless home router — and by extension, your network — is as secure as possible.
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So you've been thinking of putting up a Web site, eh? The good news is that there are
a number of ways to do it. The bad news is that if you're not careful, you can run
into delays, frustration, people(customers?) who lose their way to your site, and of
course wasted money.
I, of course, learned the hard way, but read on and you'll
hopefully be able to avoid the mistakes I made.
(If you've already chosen a bad webhost and need to change to a new one, make sure you
read the page on changing webhosts for some tips on how to
make the change go more smoothly.)
There are basically four options for putting up a Web site.
Each of these options has its own joys and sorrows, which are described in the linked
pages. But I'll cut to the chase and tell you that the only option I'd recommend for
the small business person is Option 3.
Why is that, you ask? Well, based on my personal experience, the short
I tried Option 1, but my ISP didn't have low enough prices for the services I wanted.
had bad enough experiences with the wrong (make that two wrong) Option
3 provider(s) to even consider Option 2, and
based on my experience with getting cracked just running a Proxy server (geez, don't
people have anything better to do?), decided that I had better things to do than play
So, go check out the links above or click on the link below and get yourself a good webhost to securely and
cost-effectively host that money-making site of yours!
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