Website is the face of the business, and often considered as the first point of contact with customers. A website also displays the brand image of the business and offers a way to keep customers updated. Therefore, it is necessary for every business to keep their websites safe and secure in all possible manner. In fact, security of the website should be the prime concern of every business, be it small or large. Usually, it is a notion among small businesses that they do not get noticed by hackers, but they are not aware of the fact that hackers use automated and advanced tools to find susceptible sites quite easily. Besides business, a vulnerable website is security threat to customers as well as competitors. A security threat can come in many forms – hacking customer’s personal information, stealing credit or debit card information, crashing of website, infecting sites with malware, including website to a botnet of infected sites, etc. Any breach in security will affect the business functioning, its brand value and market credibility.
Due to the increasing use of Internet, website security has become a more challenging task, as large number of customers shares their personal information either through credit card, debit card or through net banking. Therefore, it becomes necessary to understand the fundamentals of web security, advances in security technologies and the ways through which websites can be hacked. When it comes to website security, a business should know certain things that include
- Cloud computing has abstracted network and perimeter defenses
- Faulty input validation is the leading cause of website vulnerabilities
- Defense-in-Depth protection is necessary
- Most of the vulnerabilities originate in production sites in areas other than development code
- Update to custom code is necessary to resolve security issues
Moving ahead, there are different ways or tactics through which a website can be secured:
- By keeping software up-to-date
- Password protection
- Server side validation
- Use of various website security tools
- Preventing users to execute any image file that needs to be uploaded
- Use less information for error messages
In addition to these, there are other ways through which you can keep your website secure from threats and hackers.
We at Technology Mindz offer highly effective website security service at an affordable cost. We first identify the downsides and drawbacks of your website and fix them accordingly to keep it secure. In order to keep your website protected from threats, we perform different tests that include cross site scripting, cross site request forgery, remote code evaluation, SQL injection, malware detection, remote file inclusion, administration entrance, and many more. Moreover, the website security services provided by us are more authentic and reliable, as compared to the services provided by other web security companies.