Episode #432
How to Secure Your Website
October 06, 2017

In Episode #432, Eric and Neil discuss how to secure your website. Tune in to learn why a two-factor authentication for your website is better and the importance of backing up your website for security reasons.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:27 – Today’s topic: How to Secure Your Website
  • 00:33 – HTTPS is a certificate that can secure your website and there are multiple versions of it
  • 00:55 – Get an SSL certificate
  • 01:08 – One of Eric’s friends switched from HTTP to HTTPS and their traffic dropped
  • 01:48 – Have a two-factor authentication for your website
  • 02:05 – LastPass helps, too
  • 02:21 – Make sure you are constantly checking your website
  • 02:41 – For blogs, use VaultPress
  • 02:55 – For hosting, make sure you’re using a great host
  • 03:15 – Backup your sites
  • 03:39 – Marketing School is giving away 90-day FREE trial to Crazy Egg which is a visual analytics tool
  • 03:50 – That’s it for today’s episode!

Key Takeaways:

  1. An SSL certificate and HTTPS can make your site more secure.
  2. Be careful with your login credentials—use difficult passwords. Consider using a VPN with a password manager included (UltraVPN is one option here).
  3. Always back up your sites.
  4. To learn more about securing your identity as a business owner, consider an identity theft protection solution. Some popular options are outlined here: Experian vs. Lifelock; IdentityForce vs. LifeLock

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