What Hilary Clinton Taught Me About Email Security

It’s that time, the 2016 Elections are headlined this year with the 2015 Primary Elections held on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015. According to mytimetovote.com, Hilary Clinton appears to …

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It’s that time, the 2016 Elections are headlined this year with the 2015 Primary Elections held on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015. According to mytimetovote.com, Hilary Clinton appears to be the leader for the Democratic party, which would make her the first female, if elected, to take office.
Clinton has been running a great campaign, targeted at the millennial generation by incorporating ideas as student loan debt reductions, planned parenthood focuses, incorporating social media including Instagram and Snapchat – which has almost made America forget about the fact that she accessed her government email on her home server. This especially important, not only because her campaign repeatedly denied that she did so, but because those classified emails could now be in the hands of any rogue agent who managed to hack into Clinton’s basement server or her personal, non-State Department BlackBerry.
What do we know about private servers?

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The real question is, why would someone want to have a private server, what are the benefits? TechTarget lists a virtual private server (VPS), also called a virtual dedicated server (VDS), as a virtual server that appears to the user as a dedicated server but is actually installed on a computer serving multiple Web sites. A single computer can have several VPS, each one with its own operating system (OS) that runs the hosting software for a particular user.

In this excellent infographic from Crucial.com, they outline the key features of a private server are:
1. Reliability
2. Security
3. Control
4. Cost Efficiency

If you were Hillary, how would you protect yourself? Sprocketnetworks.com outlines that “VPS is the right option for small and medium scale enterprises which want to provide security to users and to preserve their own systems at affordable costs. The integrity of your company won’t be compromised when you invest in virtual private server security. Just make sure to get a plan that is suitable to your requirements.

There are many other reasons why VPS has become incredibly popular. Here are other features you can expect:

Cost – VPS is a lot more affordable compared to dedicated hosting services. Those who are currently using shared hosting will also find that VPS offers good value. It is significantly more secure than the traditional shared server.

Reduced risks – in a shared hosting solution, various users have the same environment in the server. This increases the risk that if one account is hacked, everyone else in that environment will have the same problem. VPS solutions divide a single server into mini-servers, offering complete separation between user accounts.

Performance – the performance of your site is guaranteed based on your plan. No other account can use the resources that have been allocated to you in a VPS service. This ensures that web visitors will have a seamless experience when using your website.”

There you go Hilary, as Ice Cube said ‘(protect) yourself before your wreck yourself’. VPS access is a must have both for enterprise and SMB companies that must be used. With proven return on investment, VPS will maintain your business data safe and secure.

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