Building an online business is easier than ever. All a potential online business owner needs to do to get started is build a website from a pre-designed template and purchase a domain name. This is why 543,000 small businesses are started each month. Although the initial steps of opening up an online shop are simple enough to encourage hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs to start a business each month, business owners who are serious about building a profitable company must also take steps to protect themselves and their businesses from potential threats. Here are the four most pressing areas business owners should look to when protecting their online business.
Online security breaches and e-commerce website hacks have been a common theme in mainstream media for the past several months. From the Dyn attack that took place in October to the alleged foreign hacking of the U.S. election that’s been uncovered in the past few weeks, the tail end of 2016 has been rife with reminders of how vulnerable our online world truly is. Here’s how to protect your e-commerce website.