Data centre security

How secure is a data centre?

 

When people talk about how secure cloud services are, they usually focus on issues such as data protection and defence against cyber-attacks. A major fire at a French cloud provider in early March raised the question of how well Internet data centres are protected against...

 

Microsoft Exchange Zero Day Attack

Microsoft Exchange Zero Day Attack

 

On March 6, Microsoft pointed out vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Exchange software. IONOS had already learned of the vulnerability on March 3 and immediately applied updates provided by Microsoft to all Exchange systems it operated itself in order to eliminate the...

 

E-mail etiquette: rules for the perfect e-mail

E-mail etiquette: tips for good internet communication

 

Every day, over 200 billion e-mails are sent around the world – although many of them aren’t received with much enthusiasm. In order for your business e-mails to stand out in all this chaos, you should pay attention to e-mail etiquette. If you stick to the most important rules,...

 

Most popular domain extensions

Would you have guessed? These are the most popular domain extensions in 2021!

 

The most popular domain extensions (also called ‘top-level domains’ or ‘TLDs’ for short) have been available on the Internet for over thirty years. Millions of websites have opted for these endings. Country-specific domain extensions are up high in the top 10 list – is the .us...

 

Clubhouse app

Clubhouse app: what’s behind the hype?

 

Clubhouse has caught the attention of users through its new approach. Instead of writing to each other, users talk to one another – at the same time and at eye level. Discussions and lectures run exclusively through audio. There’s no video or texting. So, you can listen to other...

 

Digitalisation for local businesses

Why digitalisation is so important for local businesses

 

Local businesses are under threat from being overshadowed by the convenience of larger online businesses. However, digitalisation itself isn’t a threat, but rather an opportunity to make your own business even more well-known and successful. We’ll show you the greatest benefits...

 

Perfect out of office message: Examples and templates

How to create the perfect out of office message

 

The out of office message is a crucial part of email communication in the workplace. If you don’t have access to your email, your contacts will want to know when you’ll be back and whether or not you’ll be represented by someone else in your absence. An out of office reply may be...

 

Creating a coaching website: tips and instructions

In the digital age, lifelong learning is one of the most important skills. Employees and the self-employed enlist the services of coaches to further their education and develop new skills. If you are a coach, you should create your own coaching website. Our article explains how to build a coaching website and what best practices you should consider.

Canvas fingerprinting: the cookie successor

For decades now, cookies have been the principle tool used by web analysts to collect user data. These cookies are used to monitor the performance of websites or ads and to optimise pages for customers. But many users have since caught on to this questionable method of data collection and analysis, now deciding to block these investigative text snippets. But a new method of online tracking is on...

What are session cookies?

What are session cookies and what’s their purpose when surfing the internet? Compared to regular persistent cookies, session cookies are temporarily stored on a device. That means once you close down your browser, they are automatically deleted. Since these cookies are essential in order to browse websites, they are permitted under the GDPR.

Browser fingerprints: the basics and protection options

In recent years, so-called browser fingerprinting has established itself as a tracking method that doesn’t rely on the use of cookies. Web servers capture different characteristics from visitors’ browsers and determine their digital fingerprint based on them. They enable visitors to be recognised at a later date. While some information is automatically transmitted, it is mainly active elements...

What are third-party cookies?

Anyone who encounters personalised advertising on the internet might at first find it odd. How does the internet know that I am interested in going on holiday? Most users leave clear footprints on the net that can be used to create virtual “user profiles”. Third party cookies placed by advertisers are responsible for this. But how do they work, can you have a say in the use of cookies, and what...

Finding your domain name value – here’s how

The domain business has been booming for years. Some companies are willing to pay a few million dollars for the right web address. But how exactly can the domain value be determined? We’ll tell you how best to respond to a sales inquiry and how to find out what the value of your domain is before buying or selling it.

WordPress cookie plugins – the top 5 opt-in solutions

WordPress cookie plugins are an important component of any WordPress project because they ensure cookie compliance with a country’s legal requirements. Unless you’re using only technical cookies that are necessary for your website to function, you should ask a user’s permission to collect their information via cookies when they visit your WordPress site. Discover the five best plugins to create...

Outlook shortcuts you should know about

Outlook shortcuts speed up how you work and simplify processes in the Microsoft email client. Whether you’re creating a new email, are looking for a specific contact, or want to set up a new calendar appointment – the right Outlook shortcut keys will have you crushing your to-do list. Here, we’ll introduce you to some of the most important Outlook hotkeys and some other useful functions.

Google Sheets: Using the importXML function for web scraping

Google Sheets has different functions that let you read structured data from websites directly in the spreadsheet. One of these is importXML(). This function in Google Sheets lets you create easy-to-read lists of links, extract text from websites, and import whole web tables into your spreadsheet with just one formula. In this article, you’ll find out exactly how it works.

How to set up a Zoom meeting: creating your own Zoom meeting

Virtual meetings with the video conferencing tool Zoom are an excellent option when it comes to staying in touch with others despite working from home or separate company locations. Private conversations using your camera and microphone can also be quickly set up using the software. In this article, we’ll show you how to set up a Zoom meeting – spontaneously or scheduled for a desired date.


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