State of the Sanctuary 2016

Happy New Year from all of us here at File Sanctuary! We hope you had a great Christmas and New Year and are recharged ready to get cracking with 2016! In 2015 we launched several new products, kept you safe from major security threats, had excellent uptime and much more. This update is a summary of what we’ve been up to, intended to keep you informed of any changes and new products that you may have missed. Keeping you online …

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It’s all about trust: why SSL matters for your website

SSL is not only important for the encryption it provides, it is also a very important tool in building trust amongst your visitors and increasing sales. GlobalSign carried out a survey of European Internet users in November 2014 and their findings highlight some concerning trends and what you can do to stay trustworthy in the eyes of your visitors. Your visitors are worried Visitors have a fundamental distrust of websites. Encryption isn’t something they consider to be an option, they …

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Making webmail even better

We’ve updated our Roundcube webmail service today with some great new features: You can now search across multiple folders in one search — just click the magnifying glass on the left of the search field to find the new options If you have lots of folders, you can now search for them by name — just click the magnifying glass at the top of the folder list in the folder management screen to search for your folders We now support …

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State of the Sanctuary 2015

Happy New Year from all of us here at File Sanctuary! We hope you had a great Christmas and New Year, and have returned to work revitalised and raring to go! In 2014 we launched new products, kept you safe from major security threats, had excellent uptime and much more. This post is a summary of what we’ve been up to, intended to keep you informed of any changes and new products that you may have missed. Security Heartbleed and …

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Secure your website to rank higher in Google searches

PageRank is what Google uses to ascertain the importance of a website and thereby the order it appears in the search results. In a recent blog post Google announced they will be using a websites encryption level, also known as TLS or HTTPS as a ranking factor. Given that 66.2% of the search engine market share belongs to Google, this is something anyone with a website should be taking action on. In the blog post they state that for the …

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All new domains!

Over the last year we have been growing our list of available domains to well over a hundred and will continue to add to this list for the foreseeable future. Now you can have domain that best describes you and what you are about. For example there are 600 million groups on Facebook, now you can get your own domain with a .club. The phrase “send me the link” is in everyday usage, now you can get a .link domain …

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Now Available: Ubuntu 14.04 and CentOS 7

Ubuntu 14.04 Ubuntu Server 14.04 is the latest LTS (long term support) release of Ubuntu Server. An LTS release means that maintenance and security updates will be released for this version for the next five years. Ubuntu Server 14.04 introduces full compatibility with the latest and greatest open-source software projects ensuring they can be relied on by testing thousands of combinations in the Ubuntu Openstack Interoperability Lab, every year. Ubuntu 14.04 contains these versions of popular software packages: Linux Kernel …

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New summer domain offers

In addition to our release of new domain names we have cut the price of three of our popular domains by half. Save 50% on .me .me is an excellent choice for individuals looking for a unique, personalised domain name. Although it is a rapidly growing domain, the overall number of registrations is still fairly low, meaning there are lots of great domain names available. Save 50% on .info With no restrictions on who can register a .info domain and …

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We’re 13 years old today!

In the last year we have grown exponentially and we couldn’t have done it without you, our customers. In the past year we’ve added new services, lots of new domains, we’ve built a new website, moved into a new office, and even expanded our team. We’re letting you join in the celebrations too by saving money on these great domains until June 30th: Save 30% on .info Was £9.99 or $16.99, now only £6.99 or $11.89! Order now! Save 50% …

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The Heartbleed TLS vulnerability — what you need to know

What happened? OpenSSL is software that protects your sensitive data as it travels back and forth over the Internet. There has been a bug recently discovered in the OpenSSL TLS Heartbeat implementation that can leak memory contents between your computer and web servers and vice versa. As such this has been named the ‘Heartbleed’ issue. The latest version of OpenSSL that was released on April 7th is no longer vulnerable to the bug, however the previous versions that have been …

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