Website Security

Many business owners and managers view the web as an electronic “land of opportunity,” which it can be, but it is not achieved by magic. Successful web-based commercial ventures combine several factors to create websites that are reliable, pleasant to see, and intuitively functional. Sites that assume a visitor can “figure it out” tend to fall into that inactive status discussed earlier. However, over and above the appearance, speed, and smooth function, which are all necessary, a website must be secure.

A website that is attacked and has its customer’s data harvested on a large scale by evildoers will certainly be in the news. To the victimized company, the most damage may be “goodwill” or public image, which could mean losing ...

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