Sometimes the tools that we use to keep our businesses safe do too good of a job. Before you find yourself locked out of your website, set up these security measures.
We talk ad nauseam about running backups on this blog + social media. Run a backup before you do your updates. Run a backup after you do your updates. Run a backup for the hell of it. Run a backup every week. Run a backup because it’s your birthday.
WTF is SSL anyway? In geek speak, SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer. My guess is that did absolutely nothing to help you understand what SSL is + why you need it, right? In less geekier terms, SSL protects sensitive data that is going from one system to another. SSL prevents hackers from seeing or […]
If you’re not sure if you’ve been hacked, read through this post to see if your site has indeed been compromised. Change all of your passwords It is mission critical that you change your passwords after discovering your site has been compromised. Why? It will stop the culprit from doing even more damage + ensure […]
What users see If your WordPress site looks like it’s supposed to at a quick glance, you might assume that everything is fine. But hackers don’t always look to take down sites — more often than not, they look for sites to do their dirty work for them. This is especially true of smaller sites […]
If you run an online business, you need to have a security plan. Period. Protecting your business + your clients doesn’t need to be super intense. But just like health, car or home owner’s insurance, you can find yourself shit out of luck without it. If that’s not enough motivation, let’s talk about how much […]