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What Is a Client Side Certificate?

Posted on April 25th, 2013 by Boyana Peeva in WebSitePulse News

Client side certificateA client side certificate is a certificate you use to establish your server to the client.  This is the best way for the server to "know" exactly who is connecting to it.  It works a lot like having a username and a password on your server but without having to interact with the user.  This certificate is used when the client must be known without having to enter a username and password.

These certificates are quite useful as far as the security of your network.  They are created on the Internet server on your computer and can be requested by the client’s computer.  That way, the security of your network is a lot stronger. The client will know that all the information they have sent to your computer is secured with a digital signature provided by the host domain server.

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What Is a Ping Test?

Posted on April 18th, 2013 by Boyana Peeva in WebSitePulse News

Ping-pong

Ping is a networking utility program or a tool to test if a particular host is reachable. It is a diagnostic that checks if your computer is connected to a server. Ping, a term taken from the echo location of a submarine, sends data packet to a server and if it receives a data packet back, then you have a connection. The term "ping" can refer to the time it takes for a data packet to travel round-trip. It means "get the attention of" or "check the presence of". In a computer network, a ping test is a way of sending messages from a computer to another. Aside from checking if the computer is connected to a network, ping also gives indicators of the reliability and general speed of the connection.

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What Is Website Testing?

Posted on April 15th, 2013 by Boyana Peeva in Tech

Website test by WebSitePulseWebsite testing is an important part of your website's ongoing development. Whether you're just going into production or carrying out regular maintenance on your site, it's essential you follow a check list and make sure you're testing thoroughly to ensure your site is user-friendly, accessible and bug-free. But fear not - if you're not sure where to start, we can help.

Testing at Every Stage

Testing should be carried out at every stage of your website's development. Many have failed to do this by making the mistake of only testing when a site is near completion, and only highlighting huge errors when most of the work has been done. In order to avoid this and minimize any loss of productivity, you should perform vital tests to locate and eradicate any errors or bugs in the early stages of development, right up until product completion.

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How to Manage the Security of Your Data

Posted on April 9th, 2013 by Krista Hague in Guest Posts

SecurityOrganisations underestimate the value of their data security, yet the cost implications of doing so can be catastrophic.  Whilst daily systems and processes may be sound from a workflow viewpoint, how secure are they?  This article outlines the three key areas for consideration and specifies what you should demand from your software solution.

Safeguarding your data is vital in ensuring efficient continuity of operations.

There are many reasons why business operations fall over not least due to the sheer volume of systems and processes in operation.

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How to Make a Reverse DNS Check?

Posted on April 5th, 2013 by Boyana Peeva in Tech

IP addresses

About IP Addresses

In the world wide web, the millions of computers and computerized devices communicate with each other using IP (Internet protocol) addresses. These are a combination of numbers that are unique to each Internet connection or computer, depending on the complexity of the network through which the computer gets the Internet connection.

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