Are you losing visitors? Does your website need a security check-up?

In a digital world, having a website is necessary for businesses and individuals. It’s not just a platform for showing your brand, products, and services to an international audience but also a critical aspect of protecting your reputation and business. With the growing number of cyber threats, securing your website is more important than ever. Fortunately, you can take a few simple steps to ensure your website’s security. Installing an SSL certificate is one of the simplest and most effective measures to encrypt the data transmitted between a website and visitors’ browsers. This makes it nearly impossible for hackers to intercept or steal sensitive information. Visitors can quickly identify an SSL-secured webpage by looking for the padlock in the URL bar.

Ensuring you keep software and plugins up to date is another crucial aspect of website security. Outdated software can be a common target for hackers that want to exploit vulnerabilities and gain access to your website.

Regular updates can significantly reduce the risk of a security breach. To further enhance your website security, it’s essential to implement strong passwords and limit login attempts. While limiting login attempts can prevent brute-force attacks. Two-factor authentication is an excellent additional security measure requiring a verification code and password. 

Finally, regularly backing up your website data is an absolute must. A recent backup can quickly restore your website in a security breach or server failure. It’s recommended to store backups on an external server or cloud storage to ensure they are not affected by the same security breach.

Securing your website is critical to protecting your business and visitors by installing SSL certificates, updating software, implementing strong passwords, limiting login attempts, and regularly backing up data. 

As September’s “back-to-business” rush is approaching, why not contact us and let Pebble give your website a security check-up today? Or why not just give us a call and speak to us today 01733 902070