Safeguarding your website is the cornerstone of your success.
But with new advances with AI and web technologies, there’s increased threat to businesses whose presence is online.
We’ve worked with 30+ businesses and given them a stable base to build from.
Here are the 7 best practices to ensure a robust website.
1. Regular Security Audits:
Just as artists refine their masterpieces, your website’s security requires constant evaluation. Regular security audits pinpoint vulnerabilities and potential entry points for hackers.
Conduct regular audits to address weaknesses and protect your online presence.
2. Employee Training:
Your team is your first line of defence.
Educate your creative workforce about phishing emails, social engineering tactics, and password best practices. Knowledge is power in the age of technology.
3. Strong Password Policies:
Use complex and unique passwords for all accounts. Implement multi-factor authentication where applicable.
A robust password policy is akin to a secure vault, protecting your sensitive data from those pesky opportunists.
4. Regular Software Updates:
Regularly updating your content management system, plugins, and themes is crucial.
Outdated software versions are vulnerable to exploits; in fact, in 2023, it was reported that 39% of hacked WordPress websites were using an outdated version of the software. Keeping everything up-to-date ensures you benefit from the latest security features and patches.
5. Secure Hosting Platforms:
Choose a hosting provider with a strong security track record. Reliable hosts employ advanced security measures, including firewalls, DDoS protection, and intrusion detection systems.
6. Backup and Disaster Recovery:
Regularly backup your website and store copies in secure, off-site locations.
Having a comprehensive disaster recovery plan ensures that even in the face of an unforeseen event, your digital assets remain intact.
7. Regular Security Assessments:
Consider engaging security professionals to conduct regular assessments of your website’s vulnerabilities.
These assessments provide in-depth insights, allowing you to reinforce weak points and stay ahead of potential threats.
At Makilo, our team specialise in web hosting and security to alleviate the pressure.
So you can focus on making your business flourish.
To find out more on how we can help you keep your website secure get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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