February 2019

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Avoid Prolonged Downtime With a Website Backup and Recovery Plan

Website downtime is inevitable. Extreme weather, equipment upgrades, or major site updates are all ripe conditions for downtime. However, there’s always a problem we don’t see coming. A website backup and recovery plan is essential to keep unplanned downtime from severely impacting your business. If you already have a plan, use this guide to revise or make changes to your existing one.

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Website Security: Web Monitoring Tips for Keeping Your Site Safe

With the constant threat of DDoS, DNS attacks, malware, and data breaches; website security is a top priority for today’s tech teams. You’ve taken the appropriate measures. Your domain uses HTTP/S, SSL encryption, and is locked up tight. Or is it? In 2018, Symantec reported over 70 million records were leaked or stolen because of misconfigured S3 buckets.

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Why API Monitoring is Crucial to Your Business

In today’s interconnected world, API monitoring is vital. Businesses rely on data in everyday operations, and often rely on Web APIs to send and access data. But if an API is down, slow or not behaving as expected, it can severely impact business operations. Whether you’re an API provider or rely on third-party APIs, continually monitoring your API environment lets you know when there’s a problem.

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Creating a Project Post Mortem | The Why's and How's of Finishing Projects

A project post mortem is a lethal-sounding term that seeks to answer the question: did this project work? Was it worth the investment and the time, and if it wasn’t can you learn from it? As the term implies, the project must be “no more” or “ceased to be” or “bereft of life.” Creating this document requires a time investment, and it’s tempting to just move onto the next project.