So you're still on a Magento 1 installation for your e-commerce website. That's okay, you aren't the only ones. According to SimilarTech, Magento 1 has over 60,000 installations [https://www.similartech.com/technologies/magento-1] out there. That's despite it hitting end-of-life
LastPass has been my go-to password manager for as long as I can remember. Longer than I can remember, really. I know I have an invoice from them from 2013, so I've been a user for their product for at least 7 years. I have also previously paid
I read a post on dev.to [https://dev.to/wagslane/how-to-correctly-validate-passwords-most-websites-do-it-wrong-l46] about how most websites validate passwords incorrectly. The premise of it centres on this well known strip on xkcd [https://xkcd.com/936/]. Basically things which look like complicated passwords, in this case Tr0ub4dor&3 , aren'
I've previously covered the issues of using a CMS [https://www.garybell.co.uk/issues-with-using-a-cms/], and that they require a lot of work to keep up-to-date. But sometimes that isn't enough. Part of the updating of a CMS may involve disabling some plugins, and replacing them
Following my post on why passwords shouldn't be limited in length [https://www.garybell.co.uk/disk-space-is-cheap-data-breaches-are-not/], I have decided to name and shame some services as I find them when they limit password lengths. The first one on the list is Cula.io, which is a free
Many, many years ago (way back in 2015), I wrote an article about keeping data secure [https://www.garybell.co.uk/keeping-data-secure/]. A few things have changed since then, most notably the introduction of GDPR in the EU. You can't have been anywhere near a computer in the
It's that time of year when we undertake a spring clean of our homes ready for the year ahead. Throw out the unused junk, and generally keep things tidy. This is a practice which should also extend to the apps and programs on your devices. With ever increasing