Mark is a technical writer at Dotcom-Monitor. He has over 15 years experience in IT administration.  When he's not evangelizing the importance of web performance, Mark enjoys unplugging in the Minnesota Northwoods with his family and friends. You can find Mark on Google+.

GimpOrgDown

Gimp Website is Down

UPDATE:  It appears that the Gimp website registration expired and so the DNS resolution was automatically “parked” by the registrar.  Once they were aware of this, the Gimp site admins re-registered the site for another 5 years, then the site was pointed back to the original content servers, but there was a lag in DNS…

3rd Party Content Monitoring

Most websites that exist today rely on 3rd party elements in one form or another.  For example, there are many services to gather analytics about site traffic such as Google analytics, but in order to work properly they require you to load a small script as a part of each web page like www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js.  This…

Secure3602015Conference

Secure360 Conference 2015

What We Learned at the Secure360 Conference We attended the Secure360 Conference at the River City Center in St. Paul this year and learned a few things about the various needs of the attendants.  Everyone is concerned about security in their organization, but the topic is so broad that it takes on a different meaning…