15 Best Practices to Protect Your Website from Malware & Cyber-Hacking
As hackers grow faster, more numerous, and more effective, many companies are struggling to protect their websites from cyber-threats. The statistics don’t lie:
- Over 360,000 new malicious files are detected every day
- There were 1,188,728,338 known attacks on computers in 2017
- Damage to businesses by cyber crime is expected to reach $6 trillion by 2021
- Global spending on cyber security will likely exceed $1 trillion between 2017 and 2021
Website Security is Critical:
These staggering numbers clearly demonstrate why organizations must make website security a critical priority. Various types of cyber-attacks and malicious programs exist. It’s crucial that every IT department understands the following risks: viruses and worms, Trojan programs, suspicious packers, malicious tools, adware, malware, ransomware, denial of service, phishing, cross-site scripting (SQL injection), brute force password attack, and session hijacking.