Renee Shupe of Get a Geek in Your Pocket on keeping your website secure


renee-shupeThis interview with Renee Shupe of Get a Geek in Your Pocket could save your website from being hacked! Renee Shupe helps entrepreneurs maintain their website and keep it safe and secure.

After watching the video, be sure to check out the summary with the questions I asked and brief answers. There are some great resources below the video, too, including Renee’s free offer. The video is 11 minutes short. Read More

by Ellen Finkelstein

Website security: They’re trying to hack your website — I have proof — and what to do about it

Your website is in danger!

There has been a wave of websites hackings. Some were very public, like the one that affected Target’s website.

But small websites get hacked, too. One of my websites was hacked about a year ago and believe me, it’s a frightening experience to go to your own website and see a message that says that the website is unsafe and telling you to get out of there as fast as possible.

It took 2 days of working with my webhost to get it fixed, using backups.

Your website might be next

I have a WordPress plug-in called Wordfence that tells me when someone logs into my account, when plug-ins are out of date, and more. Usually, these notices are routine; either myself or one of my assistants is logging in and that’s fine.

But In March, I saw a flurry of emails that looked like this. Look carefully at the parts with the red arrows. Read More

by Ellen Finkelstein