Webnames.ca congratulates Co-Founder John Demco for receiving the University of British Columbia’s Honorary Alumnus Award on November 19th, 2014.

Mr. Demco received the award at the University of British Columbia Alumni Achievement Awards Ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver. Mr. Demco and six UBC alumni were honoured for their various achievements and contributions.

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It’s clear that social media is becoming an important resource for small businesses and Webnames.ca, is a proud sponsor of the 2nd Annual OMG Social Media Conference in Vancouver. Bringing together over 200 business owners and social media experts, the conference is a full day of learning, networking and discovering new opportunities in the realm of social media.

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At some point in time, we’ve all been part of a club or an organization. Whether it was for recreational purposes or for networking and professional development, clubs have been around for a long time. If you’ve got an idea for your group, association or business, bring it to life with a .CLUB domain name and start promoting your idea online!

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Recently the big 3 browser makers (Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla) made a decision that will change how secure websites are handled going forward.

Specifically, they made the decision to no longer support the SHA-1 (Secure Hash Algorithm version 1) technology, which at the moment is standard with SSL certificates.

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Last Tuesday (October 14, 2014), the Security Team at Google announced that a new SSL vulnerability has been discovered. Dubbed POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downloaded Legacy Encryption), the vulnerability allows hackers to gain access to encrypted data, including email, banking and social media accounts. Attacks are dependent on the fact that most web servers and browsers continue to use the 15 year old SSL 3.0 to secure their communications. Although SSL has been succeeded by Transport Layer Security (TSL) encryption, SSL 3.0 is still widely used by to support compatibility with Internet Explorer 6.

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We’re kicking this month off with a new promotion. Throughout October, register a .GLOBAL domain for 1 year and receive a 2nd year for FREE when using promo code GLOBAL.

To take advantage of this great offer, simply search for a .GLOBAL domain name of your choice, and at the shopping cart, use “GLOBAL” to register a 2-year .GLOBAL domain name for only USD $70.99!

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Join 1000’s of business owners, entrepreneurs and business experts for the #1 business event! Happening in 3 cities

Celebrate Small Business Month and join business owners, entrepreneurs and experts for the SOHO|SME events! Happening in 3 cities in 4 weeks, the SOHO|SME event brings industry experts and speakers to talk about topics that are critical to business success! Attend the events and get inspired and motivated to drive your business success!

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