Which of these are true?
- Web attacks are attempted every 39 seconds
- Hackers steal 75 records every second
- Hackers create 300,000 new pieces of malware daily
- On average 30,000 new websites are hacked every day
Unfortunately the answer is all of the above!
There are a few tricks to keeping your website secure and running smoothly, although the most critical thing it to keep all code, plugins and add ons up to date. Hackers look for security vulnerabilities in websites where they can then access your website. Why would they be interested in your website I hear you ask? Well once they have a backdoor into your site they can then access and capture data from any of your site visitors, whether that be their email, a quotation that you have sent them or just good old bank card information.
Kent Web Designs have access to numerous monitoring software that informs us of when software requires an update and also when someone has attempted to maliciously access your site so that we can better secure your security.