Joomla 3.9’s Privacy Tools Drive GDPR and Regulatory Compliance

As a collaborative community-driven software release, Joomla 3.9 reflects and incorporates global user feedback gathered through extensive community surveys, Joomla forum posts and feature requests. Joomla have incorporated the very latest feedback in Version 3.9 to provide users with a comprehensive ‘Privacy Tool Suite’. This facilitates the compliance of Joomla websites with laws and regulations, most notably GDPR.

Among the new features included are:

Why Outdoor Marketing can be Beneficial for Your Business

When it comes to marketing, there is no single “golden formula” for success. Your business needs good marketing, if you’re striving for success, however, marketing is a broad term, and it asks for some serious investment of both your time and your resources. In this article, we will talk about outdoor marketing, and how it can affect your business in the most positive way possible.

Survey finds businesses are unprepared for Windows 10 and fearful

Guildford, UK – 31st October 2018 – A new study from award-winning encryption and key management solution provider, WinMagic, has found that organizations are largely unprepared for when support of older versions of Microsoft’s Windows OS will be withdrawn in January 2020. When questioned about their lack of readiness for the obligatory migration to Windows 10, Microsoft’s newest OS, respondents cited IT security and fears of being exposed to a cyber security vulnerability as two areas of concern.

Carbon Black Threat Report Reveals Destructive Cyberattacks Increasing Ahead of 2018 U.S. Midterm Elections

30th October, 2018 Carbon Black (NASDAQ: CBLK), a leader in next-generation endpoint security delivered via the cloud, today announced the release of its Quarterly Incident Response Threat Report (QIRTR) aggregating key findings from IR partner investigations during the last 90 days.

Among the key findings from the report:

2018 Unisys Security Index™: Identity Theft Top Concern for UK Citizens, Social Media Exploitation Fuelling Fear Amongst Millennials

London, UK. October 24, 2018 – The 2018 Unisys Security Index™, a leading security barometer which surveys over 1,000 UK citizens, has revealed identity theft as the top worry for UK citizens, with 56 percent of respondent registering that they were very or extremely concerned. Concerns over identity theft eclipsed those related to national security, the top concern in 2017.

5 Marketing Tips to Keep in Mind When Starting a New Business

It’s the dawn of the entrepreneurial age, and as global economies are, for the most part, digging themselves out of the proverbial dirt, we can see new business ventures popping up all across the online and offline realms. This opportune growth environment has prompted aspiring entrepreneurs to launch their own companies in search of entrepreneurial superstardom, yet that doesn’t mean that long-term success comes easy in the overly-competitive business world – quite the contrary.

New Searchmetrics study: Google now wants brands to get niche-specific

San Mateo, October 17, 2018 - Brands’ organic search strategies on Google should now be tightly tailored to the niche they operate in, according to the latest research by Searchmetrics. That’s because Google’s use of technologies such as AI and machine-learning are helping it pin-point, more clearly than ever, the specific factors that satisfy search queries in different niches and contexts. 

Rehabilitating Google AMP: My failed attempt

Back in February I wrote an article saying how I believed Google AMP has been imposed on the web by Google as a ‘standard’ for developing fast webpages, and my dismay about that. Google apparently developed this as an internal project without any open collaboration, and avoiding the W3C standardization processes. Google made implementation of Google AMP a requirement to show at the top of the search results for common news searches.

To many of us open web folk, Google’s AMP violated the widely held principle of search engines not putting bias into search results, and/or the principle of web standards (take your pick – it would not be bias if it was a standardized approach that the wider web community had agreed upon).