The holidays can be a particularly busy time for web traffic. As a result, an increase in site visitors could also mean an increase in exposed security vulnerabilities. That’s why you need to secure your website before the holidays hit. With identity theft being one of the top three scams in the United States, it’s no surprise that customers are leery of what websites they use. As a business professional and website administrator, you want to be certain that your customers can trust your site. Because a secure website doesn’t just protect your customers’ data—it also increases the likelihood that they’ll feel safe returning to your business. Read on for four ways you can secure your website for the holidays and beyond.
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.