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At White Fir Design we are focused on assisting you in making sure that you make the most of your online presence. Whether you are a new business, an established business, or a non-profit organization we provide services that will assist you in creating or improving online presence. We provide an assortment of web design, security, and marketing services. We provide the technical expertise needed to quickly and easily create or improve your online presence, so that you can spend your time on what you do best. We work hard to provide you value for your investment in your online presence and we make sure that you are fully satisfied with the work we do.

Latest Blog Posts

Rudy Giuliani Not the Only Trump Advisor With a Website Using Insecure and Very Out of Date Software
Last week we discussed that the website of Rudy Giuliani's security company was running an outdated and insecure version of Joomla. Since then the website has been taken down. What we also mentioned in that post was that it wasn't clear what his company actually did in terms of cybersecurity. Motherboard seems to have answered that question: Since 2003, his consulting firm Giuliani Partners and ... Read More

No WeWatchYourWebsite, That Is Not Hackers Looking For Infected Websites
We are often brought in to re-cleanup malware infected websites after another company has done a clean up and the website gets infected again (or was never actually fully cleaned).  The website getting infected again isn't always the fault of the company doing the clean up, for example we sometimes have clients that don't takes steps on their end that we told they needed to do (we take any step... Read More

When a WordPress Security Plugin Gets Praised for Creating a Problem
When it comes to the poor state of security information surrounding WordPress one of problems we see is security companies making up threats and then claiming that their product or services can fix them. One example of that we have discussed in the past is the widely peddled falsehood that there are a lot of brute force attacks against WordPress admin password. What is actually happening looks t... Read More

The Website of Rudy Giuliani's Security Company is Powered by an Outdated and Insecure Version of Joomla
When it comes to cyber security you don't have to look far to see why things are currently in such bad shape, as we have often found that even security companies themselves are not doing the basic security step of keeping the software on their own website up to date. So looking to the private sector to improve the situation is a questionable call. Incoming US President Donald Trump is goin... Read More

Cancelling SiteLock Services Sounds Like It Is Just As Bad As Everything Else With Them
Yesterday we looked at an example of the web security company SiteLock trying to mislead someone on what leads to websites being hacked to get them to purchase a reoccurring service with a long term commitment instead a one-time service. Using their one-time cleanup is also a bad option since it doesn't include fixing vulnerability that allowed the website to be hacked, while costing more than w... Read More