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  1. Google's Your Money or Your Life Search Quality Ratings: What Webmasters Need to Know

    So naturally, people think of sites such as their banks or medical sites such as WebMD.com, the types of sites that we generally associate with either having high-security or very high quality and researched information.

  2. Google Pays $17 Million to Settle Apple Safari User Tracking Case

    Google has also agreed not to deploy similar code in future unless necessary to “detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues,” and to improve the information given to users about how it serves adverts to their browsers.

  3. Google Webmaster Tools Now Highlights Security Issues

    There is a brand new section within Google Webmaster Tools that now offers a portal for "Security Issues" to allow webmasters to not only be alerted when they have a security issue or evidence that a site has been hacked, but also give more...

  4. Google '(Not Provided)' Keywords: 10 Ways to Get Organic Search Data

    Complaining to Google about how unfair it is won't make them change their stance because this was a security decision. While not ideal, many websites still had a decent chunk of keyword data from Google organic search visitors that while it was...

  5. 5 New Website Vulnerabilities Straight from Black Hat & DEF CON

    Aside from the typical brute force attack on your passwords where someone got into your site, XSS, or your lack of updates on WordPress security issues, what else might be causing those nasty headaches for you and your users?

  6. Website Launch Checklist: 25 Things to Test Before Your Site Goes Live

    Make several attempts to get to those URLs without proper credentials to make sure the security is working as expected. With that report, you can attack the issues and get the page into compliance. You’ve got many ingredients coming together, and...

  7. Top 5 Reasons Against Implementing a Tag Management Solution

    Your first consideration should always be information security and service-level agreements. If you think about it, any externally-referenced code is susceptible to security vulnerabilities including some analytics software solutions themselves.

  8. Google as Your Identity Provider: Where Are We Now?

    Finally there is security, the one strong door theory. Security! Because you don’t have to give these websites you interact with any information, your IdP will vouch for your name, address, age, social security, credit card and anything else that...