No one wants malware on their site. It leads to lost traffic, sales, and visitor trust. If your website is your business, it could have huge financial implications.
Websites are hacked more often than you think — 30,000 times per day or more — and sites of all sizes are targets. The bots that carry out hacks aren’t looking for specific websites or people, just vulnerabilities they can exploit.
Almost 39% of all websites use WordPress, which means hackers often target WordPress sites first, for the biggest impact possible. But thanks to its huge popularity and community of contributors, vulnerabilities are usually found early and fixed fast.
Jetpack Scan monitors your website and alerts you if it finds something wrong. Let’s take a look at how hackers can access your site, the types of threats they cause, and why Jetpack Scan is the best method of protection.
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If you own or manage a website, security should be one of your top priorities. On a WordPress website, more plugins and extensions mean more opportunities for something to go wrong, and it’s your job to safeguard your hard work and your visitors’ personal information.
Protecting your website from threats doesn’t have to be complicated, and you don’t need to juggle a handful of security plugins to be successful. Why? Because Jetpack is the complete WordPress security solution.
Continue reading → Is Jetpack Security Enough to Protect Your WordPress Website?
Wouldn’t it be nice if there were one-click solutions for everything?
Get in a fender bender? “Click” and the damage is gone. Forget your credit card at the grocery store? “Click” and it’s back in your wallet.
Unfortunately, things don’t work like that… unless you need to undo a broken or hacked website.
The Jetpack plugin provides a suite of tools designed specifically for WordPress, including Jetpack Backup — a security solution that saves copies of your site so you can restore it to a specific moment in time should anything go wrong. It’s like a time machine for erasing website problems.
Continue reading → The Fast Way to Restore Your WordPress Website to a Previous Date
Backups are a critical aspect of website management. They protect your files and customer data, as well as all the hard work and money you’ve invested in your site. Who will you trust with your data? There are a lot of options out there.
Continue reading → Why You Should Trust Your Site to Jetpack Backup
Your website is essential to your business: it puts you in front of potential customers, gives you a platform to share your passion, and, in many cases, directly generates revenue. If it goes down for any reason, you miss out on valuable customers and visitors.
Hackers, viruses, and malware can bring down your website, either temporarily or permanently, and they’re always evolving. As a business owner, you simply don’t have time to worry about every single threat. You need to focus on running your business. But how can you still protect your hard work?
That’s where Jetpack Scan comes in.
Continue reading → Introducing Jetpack Scan: Stay Ahead of Malware Threats
You’ve dedicated hours of hard work and creativity to making your site the absolute best that it can be. But if you make a mistake or fall victim to a cyber attack, it could be gone in an instant.
That’s why website security — and the ability to restore your site if anything goes wrong — is just as important as creative content, design, marketing, and the other factors that make a website successful.
A downed site can be a complete disaster, but it doesn’t have to be. It’s a lot like, well, Star Trek.
Continue reading → The Best Way to Protect Your Site: Jetpack Backup
Cybercriminals don’t only target large companies.
The unfortunate reality is that small businesses are just as likely to be attacked and usually have fewer security measures in place. Most hackers use automated bots that scour the web looking for easy opportunities. They don’t discriminate based on the popularity of a site and are so prolific, as reported by ZD Net, that they make up 20% or more of all web traffic!
Continue reading → How to Protect Your Small Business from Cyber Attacks
A hacked website can be devastating for a company, no matter its size. In fact, 58% of malware attacks are directed at small businesses! And the last thing you need as a busy entrepreneur is to worry about losing customer trust, search engine rankings, or website files.
Continue reading → Do You Need a Security Upgrade for Your WordPress Website?
Picture this: Your business is five years old. Sales are in six-figures for the third year in a row. Your dream is a reality.
But then, an employee comes to you: Customers are saying that they see an “insecure” notice when they visit your site. They’re afraid to place orders. You rush to fix things as soon as possible, which requires contacting your web host over the phone and trying to untangle the mess. You need to revert back to a secure and functioning version of your website before your company’s reputation is damaged any further. Unfortunately, that’s going to take some time.
Continue reading → Website Backups 101: What They Are and Why You Need One
As a website owner, you’ve spent months, maybe even years, developing content and getting your layout exactly the way you want. The last thing you want is to lose all of your hard work.
That’s where backups come into play. Regular, high-quality website backups are the best way to protect your valuable assets and restore your site if it ever goes down or is hacked.
Continue reading → Comparing Backup Solutions for WordPress Websites