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2/4/2020
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7 Ways SMBs Can Secure Their Websites

Here's what small and midsize businesses should consider when they decide it's time to up their website security.
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Evaluate Risk Posture
SMBs should be aware of their risk posture, SiteLock's Becenti advises. This means evaluating their environments and taking an inventory of the programs and plug-ins their sites require to operate. Are they running WordPress? Joomla? Drupal? Do they plan on accepting credit cards and doing e-commerce transactions? Are they handling sensitive medical information? The answers to these questions will dictate how security needs are evaluated. 
'The main thing is to take a step back and decide if you'll need things like SSL certificates and a third-party payment system,' Becenti says. 

Image Source: Adobe Stock -- Olivier Le Moal

Evaluate Risk Posture

SMBs should be aware of their risk posture, SiteLock's Becenti advises. This means evaluating their environments and taking an inventory of the programs and plug-ins their sites require to operate. Are they running WordPress? Joomla? Drupal? Do they plan on accepting credit cards and doing e-commerce transactions? Are they handling sensitive medical information? The answers to these questions will dictate how security needs are evaluated.

"The main thing is to take a step back and decide if you'll need things like SSL certificates and a third-party payment system," Becenti says.

Image Source: Adobe Stock -- Olivier Le Moal

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