Security is critical to your business success, but performance is also important. Both security and performance are difficult to assess and build solutions for optimal results, so we developed the WP Optimization Suite to help ease the stress of speed configurations using caching and other system performance tools included with the CloudLinux OS Solo operating system. WP Optimization Suite is still in beta, but we’re releasing the beta to allow our users to experience the speed benefits before it’s released in a final version.
For years, cybersecurity has been reactive - incidents were identified and remediated after discovery. But having a reactive strategy means that you often clean up after the damage has already been done. It only takes a few minutes for attackers to exfiltrate data, so a reactive strategy is no longer best practice due to the massive revenue loss after a breach. Instead, organizations should push towards a proactive approach to stop attackers before they can do any damage and steal data. The article covers the following topics:
Securing a server requires the right configurations, but securing a server that protects your data and all other customers hosted on the server is much more complex. Without the right tools, a hosting provider would need several technicians to handle customer tickets, analyze the problem, and remediate cybersecurity issues. Imunify360 monitors, stops, and remediates many common exploits, saving server administrators time and owners' money. In this article you will discover the following:
How to clean a website? How to remove malware? In case ImunifyAV, Linux server antivirus, signals about malware that have been found, please find the guidelines for the malware infection cleanup which can be done manually below:
Virtual Private Servers (VPS) give website owners more control of their site’s configurations and experience, so it’s no surprise that most website owners prefer it over standard shared hosting. Since customers have more control over server settings, VPS service is more challenging to secure. It’s still a virtual server connected to the network, so security for host administrators and customers should be a priority to protect data on the VPS instance and the host network. The articles covers the following topics related to Linux VPS security:
Ranking in search engine results is a valuable marketing tool for organizations, and losing this ranking can directly affect revenue. Search engines do what is best for their users, and one of those strategies is to remove hacked sites and those hosting malware. Google has its own scanner that detects hacked sites, but many site owners are unaware they’ve been hacked until they realize that they no longer receive search engine traffic to their sites. To help site owners fight threat actors and protect sites, shared hoster Create.com uses Imunify360 to detect, stop, and clean malicious content.
Stablepoint supports over 60,000 websites across 38 locations. The web hosting organization prides itself on a 5.0 Trustpilot rating based on customer reviews and satisfaction. Stablepoint optimizes their web servers for speed and reliability, but the company experienced issues with hacked sites on shared hosts. Malware exhausts server resources, so Stablepoint administrators spent enormous amounts of time identifying hacked sites, removing malware, and closing tickets to maintain performance.
In July 2021, Imunify360 team introduced several guides covering server security best practices and was happy to share positive feedback of our clients - Guzel Hosting & Interserver.net. Check the posts below to learn more about the latest releases, package updates, case studies, guides and new vulnerabilities and issues discovered by the Imunify360 team.
Every web hosting provider offers site management solutions so that customers can customize their domain settings and manage their sites independently. DirectAdmin is one of the most popular tools on the market, similar to Plesk (discover Plesk security best practices) and cPanel (learn more about cPanel security). After deployment, server administrators and site owners should review configurations and follow cybersecurity best practices to protect sites from exploits and safeguard sensitive data. Although this guide does not reduce risk by 100%, following it will improve your cybersecurity posture and stop many common threats that could harm hosted sites. In this article, you will learn about DirectAdmin and discover DirectAdmin security best practices:
If you don’t use cPanel, you probably use Plesk, as it’s one of the most common hosting platforms on the market. Similar to cPanel, hackers target hosting platforms to gain high-privilege access to web applications and server resources. Plesk has several security extensions that will help harden the protection of sites, but relying on simple extensions without following best practices could still leave your site and the main Plesk master account vulnerable to malware and exploits. In this article, you will learn about Plesk and discover Plesk security best practices: