Tag Archives: data security

Busting Cloud Security Myths

Before migrating to the cloud, potential users nearly always ask the same question: is it safe? It’s a common concern—in the past, e-commerce had to fight claims that entering credit card data wasn’t secure. Since then, the security of online shopping is questioned far less and has become much more trustworthy.

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Category: 1&1 Cloud Server | Products | Server & Hosting
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August 22 Wrap-up of this Week’s Top Articles

Most Popular Blog Posts

We covered a lot of information this week on the 1&1 Blog. To recap some of the most popular posts of the week, we talked about what our Joomla! expert has been working on, how to protect your online data, the importance of mobile websites, advice for new entrepreneurs, and tips for successful email marketing campaigns. Check out these, and several other posts from the week at http://blog.1and1.com/!

  • Behind the Scenes at the Joomla! Bug Clean Up with Viktor Vogel (http://1a1s.us/xf) – Last month, Joomla! Specialist Viktor Vogel joined an elite team of 8 developers to clean up Joomla! bug tracker. Viktor shares his experience working with the team, his time in Manchester and the great success of the weekend sprint.
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Category: Blog Wrap-Ups
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Guest Post: How Your Data Can Be ‘Weaponized’ Against You

Rafael Laguna, CEO Open-Xchange

Rafael Laguna, CEO Open-Xchange

It seems somewhat appropriate that 2014 is the year when ordinary Web users have begun to seriously question how the Internet is working for them and what impact it is actually having on their lives. It’s 30 years since 1984, the year when George Orwell envisioned that massive state surveillance and always-on content delivery systems would be used to both control and monitor us. 1994 saw the beta release of the first tracking cookie – it was then possible to monitor which sites we visited, a virtual trace of our fingerprints left over the Web.

Significantly, it is also 10 years since Google changed the game with the launch of Gmail.

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Category: Net Culture
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One to One with 1&1

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Rafael Laguna, CEO Open-Xchange

I recently had the pleasure of sharing a stage with Julian Assange via video link at World Hosting Days, and listened intently to his views about ownership and protection of our own content. Powerful stuff.

We all need to protect our own content. If the Snowden revelations taught us anything, it’s that responsibility lies with the user – we sadly can’t trust the big Internet companies when it comes to managing our personal data. In our eyes, customers need the combination of  a honest service provider that do not fool around with users´ data and software that takes care of content encryption to provide the bedrock for secure services both now and in the future.

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Category: Developers
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