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Website Security

 

 

WEBSITE SECURITY

 

There are many other implications involved when your website is hacked or compromised apart from the inconvenience. The damage to your reputation with the loss of data and customer confidence, a breach of GDPR regulation, revenue loss, the cost of restoring or rebuilding your site or ransom payment.

With over 30,000 website attacks each day, most of which are aimed directly at small and medium business the threat is very real and more common than you would like to believe. These attacks are not performed by a single user typing furiously to attack your site, it is a piece of software or bot that is capable of processing tens of thousands of transactions all searching for vulnerable websites.

In order to ensure your website is not compromised or hacked you will need follow our standard recommendations

 

 WEBSITE SECURITY

 

There are many other implications involved when your website is hacked or compromised apart from the inconvenience. The damage to your reputation with the loss of data and customer confidence, a breach of GDPR regulation, revenue loss, the cost of restoring or rebuilding your site or ransom payment.

With over 30,000 website attacks each day, most of which are aimed directly at small and medium business the threat is very real and more common than you would like to believe. These attacks are not performed by a single user typing furiously to attack your site, it is a piece of software or bot that is capable of processing tens of thousands of transactions all searching for vulnerable websites.

In order to ensure your website is not compromised or hacked you will need follow our standard recommendations

 

SSL Certification

Single Socket Layer adds an extra layer of security to your website to protect all data and content held within your website while providing encryption for all data processed through your website. Having an SSL cert on your website will also enhance your credibility and reputation with visitors to your site whilst giving them the confidence they are on a safe secure website

 

CMS Updates

Installing the updates provided by your CMS provider is critical to the security of your website. It is no different to the updates performed when you shut down your PC or laptop each day. Updates from your CMS provider will include the latest security patches to best keep your website secure.

 

Secure Hosting

Don’t penny-pinch on your hosting requirements, it is very important that your website is hosted in a secure environment on high-speed modern servers that will keep your website and all data secure. This especially applies to larger websites and websites with an online sales platform. 

Back-Up

Having a backup service in place will ease the pain of a compromise or hack as this will allow your web company to restore your website. This eliminates the cost of having to replace or rebuild your website and will reduce the downtime of your website.  

For help on keeping your website secure, you can request a Callback or give the team a call on 046 9241525

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