There’s a debate going on since some time now. And this debate is basically about whether the big majority takes website and online security too lightly, or not. – Convenience is a nice thing. But only until someone manages to break into your website, accounts or computer.
For a small business owner, security is often not the first thought until their website is hacked or a computer dies. A significant amount of missing data will leave a big black hole, and can put an entrepreneur in a tailspin. With this blog post I am introducing a set of useful tools for businesses that help to maintain healthy and secure boundaries in a business’s every day interactions.
Security for data and website is perceived as a demanding task master. Nevertheless, taking security precautions is not that hard when you know what to watch out for. By applying appropriate precautions with a security strategy, every business owner can take significant steps to protect their projects, business and income basis.
Everybody needs a lot of passwords nowadays, but not many of these passwords do really reflect that this is an issue that should be taken seriously. – In this article I am introducing a 3-level security strategy that I am applying to my passwords. It helps me to reduce the amount of hard-to-remember passwords to a minimum, but still provide a big diversity and complexity to all passwords I use.
One of my websites was recently targeted from hackers by large scale. Having received 100,000 hits in one single day forced me to come up with a strategy to immediately stop the attacks as well as to prevent any further damage. – Connecting the website to a CDN that managed certain security issues proved to be a very successful strategy.
I recently noticed a client totally neglecting security issues with their website. I was contacted by someone who had a WordPress website in place that needed a re-design, and the website hadn’t been updated for two or three years. When I heard that, I was shocked. This client had not spent any thought ever about website security and was completely oblivious about this matter.