Author: Barbara Eelman

Categories Privacy, Security

Six mobile device security tips

26 January 2017 -

Your smart phone contains a lot of your private data. But do you know how and where your data is stored? Who has access to it? How do you protect your data from third parties that are trying to collect it? Smart phone operating systems do not give you much control over your data by default, but with minimal effort you can gain control over your data and your mobile device’s behavior. Following up the six tips below will make… Read more

TLS certificates, for everyone!

19 December 2016 -

As you could read in our blog post from a couple of months ago we have been working on incorporating Let’s Encrypt’s free TLS certificates in our hosting environment. TLS certificates are needed for a safe and good website. With it, you will have improved security, more privacy and higher search engine rankings. Please read our previous blogpost for a detailed summary of how TLS certificates work. Today (December 19, 2016), we are pleased to announce that these certificates are… Read more

Author: Barbara Eelman

Categories Greenhost

Autumn newsletter: Let’s Encrypt, deprecation of old PHP-versions and more…

13 October 2016 -

Deprecation old PHP-versionsAlmost all our customers use PHP, and it is very important to keep this up to date. In the short term, several versions of PHP will be deprecated. This means that you probably have to change your PHP-version as well. For those readers wondering what PHP is, and what this may mean for you, we have a short explanation in this post. Update: Let’s Encrypt TLS certificatesLet’s Encrypt offers free certificates for securing the connection to websites. This… Read more

Author: Pepijn

Categories Greenhost

Deprecation old PHP-versions

28 September 2016 -

Coming soon, several versions of PHP will be deprecated. This may mean that you will have to change your PHP-version as well. For those readers wondering what PHP is and what this may mean for you, I will briefly explain in this post.

Free Let’s Encrypt TLS certificates (soon)

22 September 2016 -

So far if you wanted to protect the privacy of people that visit your website, the only possibility you had was to purchase a Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificate. Let’s Encrypt offers free certificates for securing the connection to websites using TLS, which causes the green lock icon to appear in the URL bar.   In a previous blog post we were very enthusiastic about Let’s Encrypt. We promised to implement it into our Service Centre — Cosmos, as soon… Read more

Your domainnames secured with DNSSEC

21 July 2016 -

At Greenhost we constantly strive to increase the security of your websites. On the 30th of June 2016 we succeeded in securing all .nl domains that are registered at Greenhost with DNSSEC. During the rest of this summer we will roll out DNSSEC for domains registered through us on other Top Level Domains supporting DNSSEC (TLDs, for example .com, .net and .org).