How mid-sized ecommerce companies can maximize credibility with online shoppers

It’s tough being a new retail brand in 2018, but even if you manage to develop and stock great products, grow your business, and win the loyalty of customers, the challenges don’t go away. They just change. Even once you’ve made a name for yourself, you’re probably not going to be a top-of-the-mind brand for […]

4 ways to build visitor trust in your website

Seemingly everything we do today revolves around the internet. It’s how we socialize, how we find new restaurants, how we watch movies and tv, and how we shop. As the world of ecommerce continues to evolve, websites—especially smaller, lesser known ones—have a problem. A new online store is inherently unfamiliar, which makes people reluctant to […]

Build trust beyond security with TrustedSite reviews

Reviews are now integrated into the McAfee SECURE service We’re excited to announce a huge improvement to the McAfee SECURE service: the McAfee SECURE trustmark hover window and verification page now include TrustedSite® reviews! It’s another way to build trust with your visitors, and best of all, it’s completely free! Why reviews matter As McAfee […]

10 Identity Protection Tips You Need To Know

Our lives and personal information are increasingly online. And though going digital saves time and trees, it can be risky. In fact, roughly 1 in 14 Americans become a victim of identity theft every year. But there are steps you can take to make you less likely to be one of those unlucky 1 in […]

What is a malware blocker and why do you need one?

By Johnathen Chilcher Website security is a $60 billion industry and a necessity for everyone with an online presence. This monstrous demand for online security has resulted in massive costs for small businesses and giant corporations alike. Thankfully, companies have started to offer solutions, like malware blockers, to provide cost-effective and standardardized security to customers of […]

Look out for faulty SSL on websites

For the past couple of years, there’s been trouble brewing for certain SSL certificates. (If you don’t know, SSL certificates encrypt data sent between web browsers—like Google Chrome, Mozilla’s Firefox, and Apple’s Safari—and servers.) You can easily recognize if a site has a valid SSL certificate by the familiar green padlock in a URL bar. […]

GoDaddy SSL + McAfee SECURE: Building trust for small business websites

Selling stuff online is hard –– especially as a small business. Not only do you have to deal with many of the same pains as brick-and-mortar shops (like marketing and inventory management), but you’re also working against part of human nature: we’re less likely to trust strangers. And if you’re a small internet business without much brand […]

Protect your business with Breach Insurance from McAfee SECURE

  It’s an unfortunate fact: security breaches are getting increasingly common. Just last month, an enormous attack compromised tens of thousands of computers around the world, including those of many businesses. In a separate attack last year, a hospital in Los Angeles paid $17,000 to hackers who’d encrypted all their company files. And it’s normal […]

SnapSitemap has a new home

We’re thrilled to announce that TrustedSite, operators of the McAfee SECURE service has acquired SnapSitemap, the leader in simple, effective sitemap generators. As of June 30th, 2017, SnapSitemap will no longer be in operation, and the sitemap generator will become exclusively part of the McAfee SECURE service. How does this affect you? I have a […]

Your McAfee SECURE dashboard has a new look

We’re excited to announce a few upgrades to the McAfee SECURE dashboard that will make it easier to find what you need, so you can get things done faster. Most noticeably, the dashboard has an entirely new look and feel, designed to make feature set-up simpler, navigation easier, and clearly alert you when something needs […]

New Identity Protection features for you and your customers

    We’re excited to announce that we’ve made some improvements to Identity Protection, a feature included with our McAfee SECURE Pro plans, that benefits your customers and you. After getting feedback from our customers, and our customers’ customers, we’ve rolled out new options that allow you to choose how you’d like to offer Identity Protection coverage. […]

The Ultimate SSL Checklist – Pt. 2

Part 1 of this post covered some of the basic things you need to check off your list in order to make sure you can, and should, get an SSL certificate for your site. Now we’re going to dig into the nitty-gritty of: 1) How to actually purchase an SSL certificate, and 2) What to […]