For small business owners their website is often a key part of their business, so it is important to protect it. Hackers are becoming more efficient on how they tap into websites, often now by leveraging automated bots that crawl the internet to exploit websites shown to have vulnerabilities. This means that websites are at risk, whether you are a small business or enterprise corporation. Large companies, often already have security groups and measures in place across the organization, but for small business owners it is their responsibility to protect their business, both online and offline. GoDaddy, the world’s largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures offers a variety of website security products to help you protect your online presence.
Small business owners and entrepreneurs often need to spread their time and focus on all areas of their venture, so they may not pay as much attention to protecting their online presence. After having created a website, security features can easily be added on that can help protect your website against cyber attacks. These attacks can include data breaches and malware attacks that can harm your website, your search rankings and most importantly, your customers, if not dealt with quickly and efficiently. So how can you help ensure that you are taking steps to help protect your website?
Here are some tips to help protect your website:
You can never be too cautious when it comes to cyber security and working to protect your online presence. By following these tips you can take proactive measures to help protect your website and build trust with your customers.
Written by Jill Schoolenberg, VP and Country Manager GoDaddy Canada