Jennie Jackson

Jennie Jackson

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How (and why) you should set up a VPN

In March, the United States House of Representatives voted to end FCC regulations that limited how internet service providers (ISPs) use their customers’ sensitive personal information, including geographic, health, and financial data, as well as web browsing and app usage history. Compared with the results of a recent Pew Research study, and it’s easy to see why 91% of adults believe that consumers have lost control of how personal information is collected and used by companies.

So, what steps should a conspicuous consumer take to mask their digital footprints? Already, 86% of American internet users admit to taking precautions with their web usage, such as clearing cookies, encrypting their email, and avoiding using their real name. However, many consumers would like to do more to ensure their privacy and are unaware of tools that can help—like setting up a VPN.

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Ransomware – this is how you beat blackmailers

These days, the definition of ransom isn’t limited to holding people hostage, but also computer data. The most recent example of ransomware is the “WannaCry” attack, which had a worldwide impact. So how should you deal with a digital hostage crisis? And what can you do to protect yourself from it?

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A fitting name for your web project: How to find the perfect domain

Are you on the verge of starting a company or finally want to go online with your established company? The first thing you need is a domain for your web project – the first online impression of your company. Here are seven tips to help you find a domain name that will anchor in the minds of your customers.

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What to do if you have been hacked

You’re sitting in the office and you’ve just opened a weird attachment you thought was from your boss. It wasn’t – and now your computer is acting like it’s possessed, with strange pop-ups and unusual behavior. What do you do—panic? Pretend like nothing happened? Turn off your computer and hide until someone confronts you? Instead of the above, follow Norton’s checklist for what to do if you have been hacked.

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4 simple ways to automate your workflow

No matter what your business may be, we’ve all had moments when it feels like there’s just not enough hours in a day to get work done. Between administrative tasks and long-term projects, it can be difficult to find ways to make real progress at work. Luckily, advances in digitization have made it simple to squeeze some extra productivity from your schedule.

From small business owners to freelancers, read on to find out a few of our favorite ways to automate your workflow and help you work smarter, not harder.

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Analytics 101: Turning Data into Insights

Whether you’re running a company website or a personal blog, it’s important to find out how the content you create is performing, and how you can improve upon it. Tools such as Google Analytics and 1&1 SiteAnalytics are easy to “set and forget,” and can be incredibly useful for turning large amounts of data into actionable insights.

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Registry, registrar, registrant: The big domain glossary part 3

Which institutions, services and people are involved in domain registration and who is responsible for each task? At which point can a new domain be officially bought? These questions are answered in part 3 of the big domain glossary.

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Category: Net World
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1&1 Debuts CaaS Beta at DockerCon 2017

It’s DockerCon time! This year, the fourth annual event will be held in Austin, TX from April 17-20. After a series of successful events year after year, this conference is shaping up to be the largest DockerCon to date, with three days of talks, hands-on labs, an expo hall of Docker ecosystem innovators and more.

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Microsoft Office 365: A carefree package for the digital workplace

Many self-employed and small-sized business owners nowadays do their business correspondence remote and from different devices. Are you one of them? The 1&1 Microsoft Office 365 packages offer everything you need for a productive day: from Word, PowerPoint and Excel, to professional e-mail and domain, to Skype for Business and virus protection. By request, our experts can also help to set up your Office package and transfer existing data.

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