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Sean Power

How to use a CDN properly and make your website faster

It's one of the biggest mysteries to me I have seen in my 15+ years of Internet hosting and cloud based services. The mystery is, why do people use a Content Delivery Network for their website yet never fully optimize their site to take advantage of the speed and volume capabilities of the CDN. Just[...]

Apr 27th 2015

Understanding POODLE SSL v3 Vulnerability

SSL is in the news again with another vulnerability.What Is and how does POODLE work?POODLE stands for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption. How the newly announced POODLE attack works is by interfering with the protocol negotiation. An attacker can force your encryption to downgrade to a [...]

Oct 15th 2014

Bash Vulnerability AKA Shellshock

September 24th 2014 marked the announcement of a remote code execution vulnerability(CVE-2014-6271) for the Linux Bourne-Again SHell (BASH). Since vulnerability announcements are a daily occurrence, how much should you be concerned?The answer is very.There are three factors you need to consider:How [...]

Sep 24th 2014

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