Category Archives: Privacy

Survey: 90% of Users Don’t Feel Secure Online

The results of our Internet security survey are in, providing us with some very useful information that we’d like to share with you. Over a third of the Internet users who responded to our survey told us they’ve directly experienced an online security issue within the past 6 months, or know somebody who has. Further, … Continue reading Survey: 90% of Users Don’t Feel Secure Online

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Did you know that October was National Cybersecurity Awareness month? Since 2004, various organizations in the United States (including Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance) use the month of October to reach out to personal users as well as the private and public business sectors to highlight the latest tips and … Continue reading October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Why You Should Care About Online Privacy

Data breaches and violations of our privacy seem to be a daily occurrence. From Edward Snowden’s bombshell that the American government tracks its citizens to Cambridge Analytica collecting Facebook data from millions of people to allegedly influence the 2016 US presidential election, it’s clear that a lot of our personal information is out there. And … Continue reading Why You Should Care About Online Privacy

How to Protect Your Personal Data with WhoisGuard

In our previous posts, we’ve discussed using WhoisGuard to protect your identity and reasons why privacy is important. If you’re still not sure whether or not you need WhoisGuard privacy protection on your domain, this post will show you just how easy it is to put it in place—and hopefully convince you to make it … Continue reading How to Protect Your Personal Data with WhoisGuard

Your Web Security Checklist for the New Year

The New Year has officially begun! You’ve raised your glasses, toasted to friends and family, and made those resolutions. There’s no better time to get back on solid ground with your website security. To help you easily make sure you’re properly securing your site, we’ve pulled together the most important elements of basic (and not … Continue reading Your Web Security Checklist for the New Year

Google Chrome To Flag Non-HTTPS

Google recently announced that beginning October 1, 2017, non-HTTPS sites will display as “not secure” in the search results within the Chrome browser. This update represents a continuation of Google’s efforts to ensure the protection of information shared on websites. Back in January of this year, Google began displaying this notice when people entered credit … Continue reading Google Chrome To Flag Non-HTTPS

Stand Up for Net Neutrality on July 12

Join Namecheap on July 12, 2017 for Battle for the Net, a worldwide day of action in support of net neutrality and Internet Freedom. Namecheap has signed on with Fight for the Future’s day of action to call attention to recent efforts within the United States Congress and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to roll back … Continue reading Stand Up for Net Neutrality on July 12