Website security—especially for websites that accept financial transactions—is of utmost importance to businesses and organizations. If hackers gain access to your website, they may be able to conduct all types of mischief, from not-so-harmful tricks to dangerous exploits that pose a true liability. No matter what the reason for the hacking, no webmaster wants to see their site hacked. It takes time and money to resolve the situation, can damage the organization’s credibility and reputation, and can put site users at risk. This article outlines proactive steps to take to keep your website safe, how to determine if your site has been hacked, and what to do if it is.
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