Submitted by Rajiv on
The web hosting industry has seen a huge increase in the security threats in the recent years. It can partially be attributed to the oversmartness of hackers. Besides, the introduction of many smart automated tools that can infest the websites with viruses, bots, and other malicious elements has also made the things much easier for the hackers.
There are multiple ways a hacker can break into your website and do all sorts of nasty things- right from changing the content to hijack your website by changing login credentials. They can even change your server into a botnet or use it as a platform to launch spam emails. They can enter via hosting panel, CMS, Database and other key entry points that are used to control the administrative or management features of your site. So, it is always better to be safe than sorry.
While 100% security could be a far-fetched dream, there are certainly a number of ways in which you can maximize the security levels to foil most of the malicious attempts. We are presenting a key website security tips to keep your website well guarded against the latest attacks. Here are top 5 questions you need to ask yourself:
Ensuring that your code perfectly meets the performance expectations is essential. However, it is even more important to make sure that it promises stable performance and meets the highest standards of security.
One of the major concerns is to ensure that you should not proceed with any request that is sent by the unintended user. So you need have a proper provision to ensure that the entity sending request to your site is the intended audience whom you wish to proceed.
If you don’t practice specific password policy for best protection or lack the proper request management methodology then hacking your site could be a piece of cake for the seasoned hackers and with some more efforts even the novice hackers can break into it.
CMS offers you the best way to design your own website and make any changes without any dependency. At the same time, you need to be very serious regarding the security issues. Hackers are malicious elements no doubt but they are smart and they know how to get smarter with each passing day by using the right mix of talent and technology. That is why it is technically not possible to create a CMS architectures is 100% secured against all the present and future threats.