Security, Backup, and Virus Protection

Modified on: 2014-11-14 11:28:28 -0600


Security, Backup and Virus Protection


You just decided to spend several hundred to several thousand dollars on a website, you have purchased hosting, a domain name, and even hired someone to manage your online marketing.  Why risk the possibility of a hacker, a server crash, or may be even a disgruntled employee some day? 


Backup

When you purchase a car you purchase insurance to protect you from the unforeseen circumstances that lie ahead you. Most reputable hosting providers will recommend that you purchase a backup plan for your site (insurance). This can run for as little as a $1 a month. This is an automated process which will create a complete backup of your website at regular intervals.In the event something happens you will be able to go back in time to when your site was working properly.


Security & Virus Protection

Hackers are a really and present danger to your website. Hackers are hacking personal websites, web cameras, weather satellites, and business websites. Hackers don't care how small or large your business is. Just look at these recent news articles . Knowing how to protect your website used to be an ongoing learning session in order to keep up with the newest trends and vulnerabilities, but not anymore. Most hosting providers like GoDaddy, Hostgator, etc. recommend you purchase SiteLock a website protection suite.


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