Website Security

How to Keep Your Website Site Secure From Hackers

While recovering your site from a hack or spam attack may be necessary sometimes, it's better to avoid having to in the first place. So how do you keep hackers out of your site?

Last week we touched on some basics of passwords, user Ids and other simple preventative measures for after recovering a hacked website. Now let's go into these things and more in greater detail, and how you can set your site up to be more trouble to hack then it's worth. That's really your best defence against getting hacked – make it a lost profit scenario for the hackers!

How Can I Keep My Site Safe From Hackers and Spam?

Screenshot of a Hacked Website

If your business relies on your website for even part of your lead generation or sales, seeing your Home Page turn into something like this could be your worst nightmare come true. It can be very tempting to panic at the sight of something like this! Panic is exactly what the hacker wants however. It'll paralyze your response and delay getting the hacks taken down and your proper site restored to it's fully working condition from before the hack.