Security hardening can be targeted at many levels of a hosting environment and as the website owner, you will have no control over the vast majority of it.Â Most websites are hosted on a shared platform which means website owners cannot change the configuration of the servers on which their website resides.
In these types of environments, the improvements to security are directly related to the website itself rather than the servers. Â This does not stop us informing your hosting provider that your website was compromised and to check their systems.Â This is an important part of the process.Â Optionally, we're able to filter all requests coming into your website with external services that reduce your risks further and "virtually patch" your website from attack.
On that basis, our focus is the security of the website itself, it's structure and file/folder permission and what improvements can be made to harden the security overall.Â Further, measures will be taken to improve the implmentation of the website with additional components added to deter common exploits.Â Depending on your budget, we have one off pricing options or monthly subscriptions to our more robust security solutions which are external to your website.Â
We will review many aspects of your website of which the following is a subset of the checks we undertake:
With the review we will provide a detailed breakdown of the improvements needed to reduce your business risks from hackers.Â Rather than assume one size fits all when it comes to security and SME budgets, we'll provide options which keep you in control of your budget and allow you to manage the level of security your business needs based on your business risk.
Our process is in two phases... Discovery and Implementation.Â Once we report on the current state of your website and the recommended changes, we'll agree the implementation and work with your developer (if needed) to improve the security.
Prevention is definately better than cure and by hardening your website, you'll reduce your future risks.