Securing your sites just like locking your doors at night, you don’t do it because you expect something bad to happen. You did because, if something did well, that would suck.
When you register a domain name. Your personal information is automatically published onto the whois database with you as the owner, so anybody can look that info up yeah domain privacy actually replaces all that information in the whois with that of a proxy company’s information. So your stays hidden. This means your personal information stays private, but you still retain complete control of the domain name. Your website’s content management system or CMS can store anything from customer email addresses to sensitive data like card details or social security numbers, so making sure that you have a secure CMS is super important to protect that information. To make sure your CMS is secure always by reputable off-the-shelf software and be vigilant about keeping it current. If you’re using an all-in-one website builder, then your CMS is on our hyper-secure server and we keep it safe.
If you’re using something third-party, then the responsibility is all on you. Customers want to feel safe when they’re entering any type of data on your website, especially if they’re purchasing something this calls for a secure connection like HTTPS, which requires an SSL certificate. An SSL or Secure Sockets Layer certificate uses encryption to create a secure connection between your website and your clients device, making sure that no third party can slip in there to monitor a hijack or shut down the transaction. And, if you think, malware infects. Only big or popular sites think again malware attacks are actually automated, so they are constantly scanning the internet for vulnerable sites, which means you are just as much of a target as anyone. That’s why it’s so important that your site has automatic malware scanning and monitoring, and this should occur daily at a minimum, not only on the front end where your customers can get infected but on the server-side, where infections can cost you valuable resources as soon as you publish your website, it becomes vulnerable to a variety of cyber threats and newly created sites are an especially tempting target. That’s where firewalls come in a firewall intercepts and inspects incoming data and automatically removes any malicious code stopping malware before it even gets a chance to infect your same look servers crash malware makes the rounds.
Hackers are always going to be out there trying to pry their way in these are just the facts of life for your business website and the best way to safeguard your site is with website backups, even better automatic, daily backups. That way, if something unexpected occurs, you can restore your site with just one click. Protecting your website and your business’s reputation is a big deal, but we’ve got your backend, if anything does happen, go die. Security tools will protect your site and help get you back on your feet, quickly.
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