Learn what you are able to do to protect your website from getting hacked.

We get it, not all of us are web designers. No matter how many YouTube videos we watch, there is really only so much you can do for website security protection without formal training. This is the purpose of this blog, to showcase easy things you can do without having to continuously pay your web designer. After all, you want to spend your money wisely and utilize these professionals for what they can do best.

Strong Passwords

Password123! Might be something that a hacker could figure out. If you have recently created an account online, you may have noticed that the website is creating a complex password for you. While certain accounts may not need such a complex password, your website most definitely does!

When creating this password, make sure you include at least eight characters with both upper- and lower-case letters. After creation, store these passwords as encrypted values. It is also advised that you regularly change your passwords to ensure protection.

Continuously Update Software

Typically, your software will be nice to you and notify you when it is time to update your software. Be sure you are obliging by those reminders as they will truly help you in the long run when it comes to website security.

Software updates include the likes of servers, web hosting providers, content management systems, web browser, and computer systems. A lot of these updates are made for the purpose of loopholes or deficiencies so it truly is in your best interest to utilize the updates. Without making these updates, you are just making it easier for hackers to access your website and system.

Be sure to be HIPPA Compliant when it comes to all things concerning your website.

Integrate Security in Design

Simplicity is the key when it comes to integrated security in web design. This may require the service of your web designer, but it is up to your digression on how much you stress the importance of this to your designer.

You should tell your web designer to limit the number of add-ons and plugins to make it harder for hackers to access your website. Above all else, you should be sure to tell your designer to make your website text-based. It should also have the design, images, and products presented and structured clearly on the site.


Many businesses consider their website the heartbeat of their organization. In all cases you should make sure that your website is set up properly to ensure security, but the more you rely on your website, the stronger the security measures should be. Request a free consultation from Pulse Digital Advertising to gain insight into your website!