IN THIS MONTH'S EBLAST
Online Reputation Management Series
Part Four: Website Security
Welcome to the fourth edition of Crabtree + Company’s ORM series. In our very first issue, we highlighted the impact your website has on your online reputation. In this issue, we focus on protecting it. Your website is often the first opportunity to make a good impression on potential clients, so you want to be sure the only information that goes on it — is information posted or approved by you. A hacked site will not only drive potential clients away, it could also cause active clients and business partners to question your credibility. How do you keep hackers at bay? Here are a few tips:
1. Get private domain registration.
This blocks potential hackers from getting your personal information (administrative contact name, phone number, address, and email address) through a WHOIS lookup. If someone gets your email address from WHOIS and successfully hacks into your email account, your domain could be easily hijacked.
2. Take regular site backups.
This best practice is an essential habit to protect your website... Continue
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