We are an ethical website cyber security team and we perform vulnerability scanning of internet connected websites to help protect our clients. We perform Passive Scans, Active Scans and Penetration Tests for our clients.
We then provide full reports and solutions for each vulnerability detected to enable the website to be corrected to lessen the website cyber security risk exposure on the website.
We can also detect malicious code and infected file locations by scanning your external website source code. We also identify if your website is running an outdated content management system, operating system or vulnerable plugins and extensions.
We check if your website is blacklisted by website security authorities such as Google, Norton, etc. We check your website for security anomalies, configuration issues, and provide website cyber security recommendations.
Website cyber security scanning should be used as a piece of the ongoing maintenance for the business website.
Cyber security is the practice of defending computers, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks, and data from malicious attacks. It’s also known as information technology security or electronic information security.
Who Should be Concerned about Website Cyber Security?
The sophisticated threat actors are real and very active and it’s vital internet website owners understand the security vulnerabilities in their company website. The responsibility falls on the website owner to protect their enterprise.
We have diagnosed that webmasters are usually the weakest link inside the internet website cyber security protection chain. If you own a internet website and ignore the cyber security vulnerabilities then the security layers to protect your website from a compromise or protection breach will not have been addressed leaving the website as an easy target to malicious entities. Having website cyber security scanning in place will considerably lessen the threats of a internet website cyber attack.
The Implications of a Security Breach
It can take many years to build a brand and actually minutes to lose it. A hacked internet website is notorious for destroying brand reputation, which in the long run jeopardizes your customers information the brand recognition and the confidence of your customers.
Another critical implication of a internet website cyber security hack is the economic impact. If an enterprise is a victim of an internet website compromise, there is usually some form of monetary loss. Even a brochure website can drive commercial business to a physical location and if that internet website is not available for the consumer, then the customer will go elsewhere and the business starts to lose money as a consequence.
The price of a internet website cyber security compromise goes a long way past the economic impact. Some factors of a website compromise can by no means be genuinely understood until they’re experienced. The emotional toll of no longer understanding what just happened, the long hours spent arguing with hosting providers, website builders and cyber security professionals, the worry of missing something in the course of the website remediation, the fear of being online in any respect, all this is exasperated through one simple thought: “Why didn’t I take precautions?”.
As surreal as this may sound, they are all the actual implications of a website cyber security hack. The money may be the easiest component to account for but it is the non-economic effect that catches everyone off guard.
Are you emotionally and mentally prepared for a website cyber hack? Is your business prepared to be taken offline, or worse?
Within the context of websites, blacklisting refers to search engines like Google removing an internet website from their index. Webmasters need to pay close attention to this because whilst blacklisted a website loses nearly 95% of its natural search engine traffic, that will very quickly effect income and sales.
Most of the time, the website owner isn’t even aware that they’ve been hacked. However, it’s in the interest of the search engines to not expose infected websites to more users due to the consequences as they do not want to lose their users if these results can damage their computers, or maybe steal their non-public information. For the equal reason, many antivirus applications also blacklist risky websites.
Blacklisting is a major concern because it may take days for authorities to check and remove the cyber security safety warnings for a blacklisted website while this happening the business customers trying to reach the compromised website will be seeing the cyber security safety warnings and will very quickly abandon the connection to the business.
Below you can see actual screen captures of blacklisted websites and the messages your customers will see in all the major internet browsers should your website become a victim of a hacker with either malware placed on your website or your website completely compromised and taken over and used as an attack source by the hacker.
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