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The best solution to Metadata retention in Australia

What is Metadata? Metadata can be defined as the activities or moves that you make on the web via any digitally connectable device like desktop, tablets, smart phones etc. Literally transformed, when you browse the web, respective information like IP addresses, device type, login date and time, physical location etc all gets categorized as metadata. The Australian government on 26th March 2015 passed the bill on Metadata retention that requires the pertinent ISPS/telecommunications industries to monitor and garner the metadata information of every single Australian and retain it for a …

The Importance of SSL and Being Safe Online.

Working within the web development and online security industry, many clients come to me and ask: “Why do I need an SSL Certificate for my website?” With those on the other end of a website asking: “What does an SSL Certificate do when I visit a website?” Besides the fact that the cost of an SSL Certificate can be as low as only $5 per year from SSLTrust. One of the best ways I like to answer these questions is to consider the point of view of potential customers to …