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Website Security by Managed Web Services

WEBSITE SECURITY

Website security is of prime importance, the menace of hacking is growing everyday. The Metropolitan Police now has the largest anti Cyber Crime Unit in Europe. A reflection of the sad fact that Website attacks are on the increase. Here is a summary report showing the top ten cyber attacks on one of our customer websites during a two week period. This report is typical, you will note that the attacks come from all over the world, all of which were unsuccessful due to our web security. Security on our web servers helps to keep your website safe from unwelcome intruders. Having our web servers located in a world-class data centre with multiple fast connections ensures that your website is secure and runs smoothly. Website security by Managed Web Services, means real peace of mind, our website security includes:

• Real-time blocking of known attackers, your site will be automatically protected.
• Your core files, themes and software are regularly scanned to check their integrity and verify their security.
• Our firewall blocks common security threats like fake Googlebots, malicious scans from hackers and botnets.
• We block entire malicious networks and report malicious IP’s or networks.
• If any of your files have changed we can optionally repair changed files that are security threats.
• We scan for signatures of over 44,000 known malware variants that are known security threats.
• We scan for many known backdoors that create security holes including C99, R57, RootShell, Crystal Shell, Matamu, Cybershell, W4cking, Sniper, Predator, Jackal, Phantasma, GFS, Dive, Dx and many many more
• We continuously scan for malware and phishing URL’s including all URL’s on the Google Safe Browsing List.
• We scan for heuristics of backdoors, trojans, suspicious code and other security issues.
• We Monitor your DNS security for unauthorized DNS changes.
• We Rate limit or block security threats like aggressive crawlers, scrapers and bots doing security scans for vulnerabilities in your site.
• We monitor real-time traffic on your site to include reverse DNS and city-level geolocation to identify which geographic area security threats originate from.
• We monitor disk space which is related to security because many DDoS attacks attempt to consume all disk space to create denial of service.

No need to worry, we will recover your website should a breakdown occur as a result of a malicious cyber attack. Your website is fully backed up every night.

 

SOFTWARE UPDATES

All the sofware supporting your website is constantly monitored and upgraded to improve security, performance and ease of use. This includes not only the core software but all the additional services as well, for example contact forms, slides shows, video presentation etc. We aim to improve the speed, security and accessibility of your website by ensuring that your website is running the very latest software available. It is not unusual for your website to be updated in some way almost every day. You can rest assured that that your website is performing at its optimum, knowing that all your management and security software is fully up to date.