Our Website Cybersecurity Service is dedicated to safeguarding your website, web applications, and the sensitive data they hold against a myriad of cyber threats and attacks. Recognizing the critical importance of robust cybersecurity in today’s digital landscape, we provide comprehensive solutions to counter the ever-evolving tactics of cybercriminals targeting websites for their valuable information and potential for financial exploitation.
Online Protection for your Website
Keep Software and Plugins Updated
Regularly update your website’s CMS, plugins, and any other software to ensure you have the latest security patches and features.
Use Strong, Unique Passwords
Create complex passwords for all accounts associated with your website, and change them periodically. Avoid using the same password across multiple accounts.
Use a secure and reliable password manager for regular websites, while creating unique, unrecorded online phrases for high-value sites.
Always enable two-factor authentication (2FA) when possible, as it provides an additional layer of security. Opt for an authentication app over SMS for enhanced protection, when the option is available.
Secure your website with HTTPS by obtaining an SSL/TLS certificate. This will encrypt data transmitted between your website and users, protecting sensitive information from being intercepted.
Different levels of certificates exist, so make sure the protection level you choose aligns with the security requirements for data exchange between users and your website or other involved parties.
It’s a best practice to ensure non-HTTPS traffic is redirected to the secure HTTPS version of your website.
Secure Accounts and Limit Access
Limit the number of users with administrative access to your website, and provide the necessary permissions only to those who require them. Regularly review and update user permissions as needed.
You can also limit access by location, IP Address, and other factors. So consider the levels of access to your website and what limitations can be applied.
Regularly Back-Up your Website
Create and maintain regular backups of your website data and files. Store backups in a secure location separate from your website server to ensure you can quickly recover from any security incidents.
Think of this as safeguarding your investment, particularly for websites with expanding data, such as e-commerce sites or those with registrations, content, and other dynamic elements. Implement daily or even more frequent backups to minimize data loss in the event of website, security, or database failure.
Web Application Firewall (WAF)
Implement a WAF to protect your website from common threats like SQL injection, cross-site scripting (XSS), and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
A WAF can be deployed in many layers:
- Server (EndPoint)
Think of this as the initial layer of defense, as it filters malicious traffic before it reaches your website. However, keep in mind that if the server’s IP address is exposed, this protective measure could be bypassed.
Security plugins with WAF and other features can be beneficial for a WordPress website security. However, it’s essential not to rely solely on these plugins for protection.
The server forms the foundation of your security and needs a comprehensive security suite.
Always verify the security measures implemented by your hosting provider, as well as their maintenance practices and policies.
Conduct Regular Security Scan
Utilize security scanning tools to identify vulnerabilities and potential threats on your website. Address any issues promptly to minimize risks.
Monitor and Review Logs
Regularly review server and application logs to detect any suspicious activity, unauthorized access, or potential security threats.
Educate your Team
Ensure that all team members involved in managing your website are aware of best practices for cybersecurity and follow proper procedures to maintain security.
Develop an Incident Response Plan
Create a plan outlining the steps to take in the event of a security breach or cyberattack. This will help you respond quickly and effectively to minimize damage and recover from the incident.