Top Reasons to Get Tranquil Instead of AWS

There’s no denying the success of Amazon Web Services – $5 Billion in revenue and over one million customers is nothing to sneeze at. But even Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos admits that AWS is hard, saying in his most recent letter to shareholders: “[AWS is] still a...

POODLE SSL Vulnerability

Last week, a vulnerability was publicly announced in the SSLv3 protocol by Google engineers.  The vulnerability can make it easier for an attacker to access de-crypted sensitive data using a Man In The Middle (MITM) attack.  In most situations, this is not an...

Don’t let the POODLE get you, remove SSL 3.0 now!

Today we’re writing about a vulnerability in the antiquated and obsolete SSL 3.0 protocol. In many instances, the usage of the SSL 3.0 protocol has already been replaced by TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1, and TLS 1.2 while maintaining backwards interoperability with SSL 3.0...

Bash security vulnerabilities

update – September 25 4:00PM EDT (20:00 UTC):  Apparently the extent of the flaw in bash was not contained in just the original security report CVE-2014-6271 and initial update.  There is a similar security concern documented in CVE-2014-7169 which Red Hat says...

Protecting Your Sites and Servers From Common Web Vulnerabilities

There are a wide range of ways that your sites and web servers can be compromised. Some of them are easily blocked with a bit of forethought and positive action. Others require a more hands on approach including real-time monitoring, software updating and operating...