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Podcast: Adventures in CI/CD

Listen to our recent podcast with the Lando team and our Sr. Director of CMS Product Development, Solomon Gifford, as they talk about the wild world of modern CI/CD providers, SecDevOps, and the quest to put the "dev" back in "DevOps". We recently collaborated with the Lando team on a guide to modern CI/CD providers to help developers take the next step in their CI/CD adventurers. This podcast is a follow-up to that article. A few things to listen for...

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What Government Websites Need From Their WordPress Hosting Provider

In the wake of the pandemic, websites have become the foundation of how the government engages with the residents it serves. From important tax information to healthcare, financial assistance, identification and more—the functionality and security of government websites are of the utmost importance to local, state and federal agencies. 

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For Drupal Security Updates, A Third-Party Provider Can Help Keep Sites Safe and Free Up Time for IT Teams

Drupal is one of the most popular and trusted content management systems out there. This robust, open source platform powers some of the largest and most sensitive websites in the world, thanks to its customizable and secure offering—which is constantly being improved upon by its active community. 

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How BlackMesh Helps CMS Product Owners Keep Things Secure and Compliant

Open source content management systems like Drupal, Magento and WordPress are popular options for companies today because they make it easier for IT and development teams to integrate various emerging technologies—like workflow automation tools, Kubernetes and public cloud environments—into their web applications. These open source platforms integrate new capabilities that improve the digital experience for end users or add efficiencies to internal workflows. 

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The Benefits of a Hosting Provider to Ensure Secure, Compliant WordPress Sites

WordPress is one of the most commonly used content management systems (CMSs) today, and powers about 40% of all websites, including some of the internet’s most popular webpages like The New Yorker, Reuters and Skype. This is due in part to the open source platform’s versatility: With more than 58,000 plug-ins and thousands of pre-built themes to choose from, WordPress users can build effective, customized web applications to meet their specific needs. 

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How To Continuously Implement Drupal Security Updates

  Keeping on top of updates to internet software can be a laborious task for IT teams. Though critical to the security of a website or application, the processes—from tracking new releases to scheduling and running the updates—can be both time-consuming and tedious. 

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Get real-time protection to help prevent the growing number of ransomware attacks

Earlier this month the Colonial Pipeline, a 5,500 mile pipeline that supplies upwards of 45% of the gasoline to the east coast of the United States was breached and halted due to a ransomware attack. With no recovery mechanism in place, the company was forced to pay nearly $5 million dollars to regain control of their infrastructure. The attack is a harsh reminder for many organizations of the growing threat of cyber-attacks and ransomware. Sadly, hacker groups such as “DarkSide” are only increasing in numbers and the threat of ransomware is only growing in complexity and scale.

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For Federal Agencies, Website or Application Hosting Has a Different Regulatory Rulebook as New Laws Go Into Effect

Building fast, reliable, secure and accessible websites and online services is a top priority for the government today. Agencies have been porting more citizen services online for several years, but COVID-19 has shifted what was once seen as long-term “nice-to-have” projects into necessities.