Security is one of the most important concerns of your website. When your website receives more visits, then the security should be tightened more.

When it comes to security, all our servers are fully equipped with latest technologies, firewalls and other security measures. Perhaps, we suggest you follow the below steps to increase your website security level and make a hassle-free website.

Step 1: Strengthen your all passwords

Your password should possess enough strength which means it should be unique and hard to guess.  You need to define different passwords for your cPanel Dashboard, Email accounts, FTP accounts, and database, we strongly recommend password generator option that is a default feature of our server cPanel to produce strong passwords.

cPanel Dashboard

The above image illustrates the password that generated by “Password Generator”

Step 2: Keep your CMS, script, plugin, platform up to date

It should be a regular practice to protect your website because hackers can pour over this old CMS, script, plugin or platform code looking for loopholes on your website security, this will allow them to take control of your site by exploiting malware codes.

When you are using open source CMS, Scripts, plugins, themes update of all this is strongly recommended.

Step 3: Lock your directories and ensure all file permissions

You can lock your directories using cPanel “Directory Privacy ” feature this will provide the additional security to your website.

cPanel Dashboard

File Permission settings:

File permissions are the factors which decide the access of folder/file on the website. This following article will illustrate the file permission settings. To know more about this,

cPanel Dashboard

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Step 4: Scan your cPanel account frequently using “Virus scanner”

A virus scanner is a tool used to perform virus scan in cPanel, this is mainly to scan files for finding Malware, Trojan Horse, and other viruses. Virus scanner can scan your entire Home directory, Public FTP space, Public Web space and your entire emails.

cPanel Dashboard

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Step 5: Enable Brute-Force Protection(IP Deny Manager)

Through this “IP Blocker” feature we could safeguard your cPanel Dashboard from Unwanted Brutal attacks. This option allows you to Block a range of IP addresses to prevent them from accessing your site and cPanel dashboard.

cPanel Dashboard

Step 6: Enable Hotlink Protection

This “Hotlink protection” protect your web files being embedded from third-party sites. Thus it prevents your server bandwidth resources being stolen by third party sites. You should have to specify the files types in order to keep them away from third-party sites.