Your Holiday Season Website Security Guide

    Ecommerce stores are gearing up for their busiest time of year–the holidays. So, what can online retailers do to better safeguard their platforms and their customers’ information? There are a few essential steps businesses can take right now to better enable security during the holiday shopping season.

    SSL encryption

    By Simon Wright When consumers buy from websites, they want to know that their transactions are secure. Any security breaches will drive customers away, so it’s vital that companies ensure that their checkout processes are robust and secure.

    Intruder Alert

    By Samantha Gluck Small businesses are especially vulnerable to intrusions and security breaches from outside their local area networks via the Internet. Hackers know that small businesses are on tight budgets and often do not have high-level security systems in place. In many instances, a firewall may not provide the level of security necessary to

    Secure Web Mail

    By Joanna Fletcher Most businesses today use email so much that it can truly be called mission-critical. Email security is becoming increasingly complex as attackers try any conceivable method to get users to release valuable information. Yet every day people set up and use Gmail, YahooMail or other Web-based email addresses as their primary method

    Hosting and Hackers

    By Gail Seymour Related Products Web Hosting Launch a Web site with unlimited traffic, numerous email accounts, generous storage, and over $100 in free advertising credits. When choosing Web hosting, it’s easy to focus on the disk space and bandwidth, uptime guarantees and the extras on offer, and overlook one vital aspect: the security your

    Credit Card Fraud: How to Protect Your Business

    By Janet Attard Related Products Merchant Manager Get a full ecommerce site in a matter of clicks. Merchant Manager makes building and running your online store easy. SSL Certificates Secure your customers’ information and establish trust with powerful SSL encryption for your Web site. More people than ever are shopping online, using their credit cards

    Online Security

    Internet security is a wide-reaching issue. You not only have to think about protecting your customers, you need to protect your business.

    SSL Certificates

    Related Products Merchant Manager Get a full ecommerce site in a matter of clicks. Merchant Manager makes building and running your online store easy. If customers conduct any financial transactions through your Web site, you need a secure sockets layer (SSL) certificate to protect their personal and financial information from prying eyes.

    Privacy Policy

    A privacy policy helps you establish credibility, and makes people feel safe visiting your Web site. Before you write your privacy policy, take a look at the policies on other Web sites to see what’s typically included.


    Whether your business operates from a single computer or an entire network, firewalls are your first line of defense against attacks and malicious code that could bring your operations to a halt. Without a firewall, your computers are an easy target for scammers and spammers who can take control of your system in a matter