Every business owner should understand that website security is now imperative, there are more automated hacking bots visiting your website looking for vulnerabilities than there are people visiting your website. Hackers have numerous ways to gain access to websites, and even large business websites get hacked, most people are aware of hacking attacks on Facebook, Twitter and many federal government websites. This means that every single business that has a
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As a business owner you understand the importance of having a website however many website owners fail to understand the importance of regularly updating a website. Maintaining a website, is a little like owning a dog, you have to take care of it every day and you shouldn’t have a website unless you are willing to do that. One major website maintenance requirement is to update your website regularly. Updates
Is Your Website Password Safe – Some Do’s and Don’ts I’m paranoid about website security as I get to use a lot of monitoring tools and I can see just how many times per day someone tries to get into the websites I look after. It takes some highly sophisticated tools to keep your website safe, but proper password management can make a tremendous difference. It’s incredibly easy to guess
The Tools You Need for Website Security It never ceases to amaze me how many otherwise sensible business people that have locks on their doors and safes to keep confidential information in, don’t have any security measures at all associated with their website. This seems to cross all businesses and all industries even those associated with security in many instances. Website security tools should be a basic component of any
How Website Plugins Can Compromise Your Website Security. Lots of websites make use of open source and commercial code libraries many of which are now so user friendly that they are called plugins and can be installed on most of the major platforms in a matter of minutes. They allow you to do all kinds of cool things that would otherwise require a great deal of programming. But plugins should
Is Your Site a Ticking Time Bomb? No one ever thinks about website security until it happens, and the consequences can be deadly. One day your website goes down, it’s been hacked and all of your customers’ information has been compromised. The hackers have stolen this personal data and sold it, posing as you. Not this they have pretended to be you and gained the credit card details of many
Understand the Law and Online Security for Your Website At the end of 2013, one of the final elements of Obamacare rolled out with a brand-spanking new government website designed for millions of Americans to shop for low cost health insurance online. This website, along with dozens of health care exchange websites launched in multiple states, have all been part of massive changes being made to health care benefits as