Planning for and executing a good operational plan for your website and business will keep your business going. In this chapter, you learned about the various components that comprise small and medium business site operations. The importance of viewing yourself through the eyes of hackers can give you a sense of where you are weak.

The various tools discussed (such as NMAP and traceroute) represent some of the many fine tools available to defend yourself.

Disasters or outages do happen, even though your site may be at a very reputable host. Planning in advance for these events will keep you prepared for the day you need it.

Chapter 2 guides you through how to choose a good hosting provider.

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