Archives for November, 2013

Pick a Proper Password – Say it 10 Times Fast

No it’s not a tongue twister for today it’s a lesson in the obvious for the IT world but one that’s still ignored. Lately Jeremi Gosney in Stricture Consulting Group analysed the Adobe Password file posted online of the hacked 38 million user accounts and posted the top 100 online


Anatomy of a Domain Name

Domain Names are your little corner of the internet and allow users to find your website easily while giving the internet servers of this world a way of translating human speak into computer speak.

For example today translates into an Internet Protocol (IP) address of This isn’t quite as memorable to us so we’ll stick with the plain English (or at least it’s in the dictionary these days) and DNS servers will handle the translation.