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BNR Branding Solutions is based in Huntersville, N.C., and is a full-service web development and digital marketing company.

Why good hosting matters

Thursday, 13 November 2014 03:48

Since BNR's inception, we have always provided hosting for our clients. Not because it's a big profit center (pro tip: it's not and it's a pain!) but because of the benefits of controlling the entire hosting environment. Not only do we not have to worry about pointing fingers when something goes wrong, but we can optimize our servers for the needs of our clients.

Shellshock, also known as Bashdoor, is a family of security bugs in the widely used Unix Bash shell, the first of which was disclosed on September 24, 2014. Most web servers, use Bash to process certain commands, allowing an attacker to cause vulnerable versions of Bash to execute arbitrary commands. This can allow an attacker to gain unauthorized access to a computer system.

First page on Google - How to get there

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 23:20

Over the years, Google has made changes to their search results both to better serve the consumer and to also bring more value to their advertisers. They've done a pretty good job of balancing what the consumer is looking for and what the advertisers are paying for.

This week, a vulnerability was discovered in encryption software used by the majority of sites on the Internet. This flaw, the Heartbleed Bug, potentially reveals normally encrypted information like passwords and other personal information, to potential attackers. A fix has already been issued for this bug, and the OpenSSL project has also issued a Security Advisory.

Top 3 ways to speed up your Joomla! Site

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 23:45

One of the common questions we see regularly in various Joomla communities is how to speed up a slow Joomla site. It's a reasonable request on the surface, with Google putting more emphasis on user experience, the speed of your site is more important than ever.

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