SSL

Protect sensitive data with a strong password
Optimal password protection: how to choose a strong password
  • Security

It only takes a few seconds for a hacker to gain access to your private data without you having any idea. More often than not, a password is the only means of protection when logging into online services; and if it is too obvious, it will not prove too much of a challenge for criminals to crack. There are numerous options to increase password security.

Optimal password protection: how to choose a strong password
Apache SSL
How to configure Apache SSL step by step
  • Security

An Apache SSL configuration can be surprisingly complicated. This is because an SSL certificate is required in addition to the actual server. If the required files are available on the server, the Apache configuration is adjusted. In the last step, don’t forget to test the connection setup via HTTPS. We’ll explain how to configure Apache SSL.

How to configure Apache SSL step by step
Use trust seals for a successful web store
Gain your customers’ trust with a trust seal
  • Online sales

If you run a web store, you’ll want users not only to browse your pages but to buy your products too. Getting a visitor to convert is your main focus. Quality content and strong references for your data security can strengthen users’ trust in your products. Trust seals can therefore help to clear any doubts users may have about the legitimacy of your web store.

Gain your customers’ trust with a trust seal
Install a Lets Encrypt SSL Certificate
Install a Let's Encrypt SSL Certificate on a Cloud Server with Plesk
  • Website creation

Let's Encrypt is a free, automated SSL certificate Authority. Using Let's Encrypt is a fast, free way to obtain an SSL certificate for your website. With Plesk, you can create and deploy a Let's Encrypt SSL certificate with just a few clicks. For any Cloud Server with Plesk, administrative functions like adding an SSL certificate should always be done using the Plesk interface.

Install a Let's Encrypt SSL Certificate on a Cloud Server with Plesk
SSl certificate
SSL certificates: What they are and what they’re for
  • Website creation

Security on the internet is always paramount: regardless of whether you run a website yourself or just surf the web, you should always understand the basics of internet security. Here we explain exactly what SSL certificates are, what you need them for, and the different types of certificates that are out there.

SSL certificates: What they are and what they’re for
E-mail etiquette: rules for the perfect e-mail
E-mail etiquette: tips for good internet communication
  • E-mail marketing

Every day, over 200 billion e-mails are sent around the world – although many of them aren’t received with much enthusiasm. In order for your business e-mails to stand out in all this chaos, you should pay attention to e-mail etiquette. If you stick to the most important rules, your e-mails will appear polite, but at the same time, serious. Messages like these will be happily answered.

E-mail etiquette: tips for good internet communication
What is a server? One term, two definitions
What is a server?
  • Know-how

When talking about web hosting, it is impossible to avoid the term ‘server’. So what is a server? And how does it work? In IT, there are actually two definitions of the term. The traditional server is the software for network services, but more recently the word has also been used to describe the corresponding hardware used to carry out server programs. Here is our overview of the most common...

What is a server?
QUIC – the Internet Transport Protocol based on UDP
QUIC: What is behind the experimental Google Protocol?
  • Technical matters

Quick UDP Internet Connections (QUIC for short), is an experimental network protocol from Google. Further development of the protocol is being driven by IETF, which has set up a dedicated group working towards it. The QUIC protocol is intended to offer a speed-optimized alternative to the current transport standard TCP and builds on the connectionless protocol UDP to achieve this.

QUIC: What is behind the experimental Google Protocol?
Finding a website host: how to search successfully
Host: how to find out which provider is most suitable for your project
  • Technical matters

If you want to release a new web project today, you need to find the right host. Hosts have become a popular alternative for large companies, since they enable convenient outsourcing of certain work areas or data, saving company resources. But how do you know which host and which hosting package best meets your needs? And why is the provider’s security concept such a crucial criterion nowadays?

Host: how to find out which provider is most suitable for your project
SSL stripping – how to protect your web project
SSL stripping: Basics and protection options
  • Technical matters

Data transmission via SSL/TLS is one of the most effective means to give a web project more security. Even before packets are sent, powerful algorithms ensure the encryption of the information. If third parties capture the data on the transmission path, the true content remains hidden from them. However, it becomes problematic if attackers are active with their tools, even before the encryption...

SSL stripping: Basics and protection options