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How to Secure Your Website from Getting Hacked (12 Actionable Ways)

A business website serves as a storefront as it is often the first point of contact with the customers. For this reason, laxity against external security threats can compromise critical business relations. World over, governments have always sought to deter hackers by enacting strict data theft laws. However, the number of data breach instances continues to rise.

This increasing number of external website security threats should be of major concern to any business. This is because even a single security breach could affect customer’s trust even if the consequences are insignificant.

In this article, we are going to look at what constitutes website security, why you need to secure your website, and tips to deter hackers.

We are also going to look at how having a symfony development dedicated team in your team can help strengthen your website’s security.

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Sucuri vs Wordfence Comparison 2020 (with Installation Guide)

Wordfence and Sucuri, are both powerful Security plugins available for WordPress.

Today, let us understand each of these and walk through a comparison about both.

Let us first understand Sucuri.

Sucuri:

Sucuri is specialized in WordPress security. It is a free plugin available for all the WordPress users.

It is a complete security suite which can be integrated with your existing security features.

It well embellishes your existing security by providing features such as Security Activity auditing, File integrity monitoring, Remote malware scanning, Blacklist monitoring, security hardening, post-hack security actions, security notifications, website firewall.

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Sucuri Review: See what it looks like being their customer (2020)

This Sucuri Review was revised and updated in September 2019.

Sucuri may not be the most famous internet company around, but among cybersecurity professionals and hosting experts, Sucuri is a well-known brand.

It’s on the younger side, in internet age, having been founded in 2008 (has it really been a decade already?).

Sucuri is also a unique company: the name is the Brazilian Portuguese word for “anaconda,” and the title refers to both the snake itself and a tank model in the Brazilian military.

The image is clear—Sucuri projects strength, everything you want in cybersecurity.

Moreover, the two co-founders are both executives at GoDaddy, one of the largest hosting companies in the world.

With all that in mind, it’s hard not to see the appeal of Sucuri for web security.

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30 Ways to Secure Your WordPress Site in 2020

WordPress is an open-source platform that makes building a website as easy as just a few clicks. Because WordPress is open-source, it’s always updating and changing.

However, it’s these very same benefits that also lead to many vulnerabilities within the platform itself.

More than 70% of WordPress websites today are vulnerable to hacker attacks.

Why is WordPress such a popular choice for hackers? In reality, there are a number of compelling reasons:

  • Some WordPress websites fail to update and still use outdated versions
  • There are over 74 different versions of WordPress
  • Open-source themes and plugins welcome even more risk

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