Online crimes are on the rise as hacking is becoming more sophisticated, therefore itâ€™s better for businesses to prioritize safety than have to deal with the aftermath of a hack later on. As a small business, you may have concerns about spending money, and you also may think there isnâ€™t anything of interest to intruders on your site or blog. Unfortunately, this doesnâ€™t mean your site or information is secure; often, it isnâ€™t about your website at all, but about the server â€“ particularly if you run your business off a shared hosting platform.
Hackers who get access to the server through your website or someone elseâ€™s can co-opt the server for illegal activities, spam contact lists, even slam you with ransomware â€“ threatening to publish or remove access from confidential business files until the ransom is paid. To stay safe, you should be partnering with an active web host that regularly monitors and updates applications and software on their servers, while reminding you to do the same with your website apps. They should also include state-of-the-art security features with their Business plans, and give the option of adding them to basic hosting plans. [Read more…] about Find Your Web Hosting Safety Net