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Category: Security

Upcoming Security Overhaul: Better access control and validation for your account

As promised in our Two-Factor Authentication announcement, we will continue to give you regular updates on all upcoming features and changes we are working on to make your account and data even safer.

This week, I will outline some of the major changes set for May 7, 2018. In short, we aim to further improve your account safety and prevent unauthorized access to your personal information and hosting account files.…

HSTS: Achieve SSL Labs A+ Grade with FastComet

Ensuring security is set up correctly for your website is very important, especially when it comes to protecting yourself from hackers. The rapid development of new technologies, strict compliance standards, and evolving threats from hackers make it essential to keep your business’ security tools up-to-date and as strong as possible.

FastComet is proud to provide its customers with the most state-of-the-art online security solutions available. It’s our responsibility to make sure all our customers are well-protected and secure at every level.…

Overview of the GDPR and upcoming changes

As you may have noticed business around the globe are preparing for compliance with the Europeans Union’s data privacy law: The General Data Protection Regulation, or the GDPR. Announced earlier in December 2015 by the EU commission, the GDPR will come into effect on May 25, 2018, and businesses all over the world have been gearing up for the big change.

Better Security for your account with Two-Factor Authentication

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is one of the long-overdue features on which we have been working for the past few weeks. As we promised it to the many clients who requested it, we are glad to announce this feature is now live in production. But before we focus on how to activate it for your account, let’s first explain why this is important for your security and how it works, for those of our clients that are not yet familiar with this security feature.…

Our Action Plan for Spectre, Variant 2

Earlier this year, the tech world was buzzing about two processor vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre. The vulnerabilities affect processors from multiple vendors, can allow normal users and programs running in user space access to kernel memory. This allows unprivileged users to read arbitrary data in main memory. This includes passwords, private keys, certificates and all other sensitive information.