More and more stores are moving online. Whether that was part of your plan or something that you’ve recently decided to do, it’s important to make sure that you protect your customers’ data. That means you need to take steps to secure your online store. In this article, we want to focus on giving you some suggestions for the most effective ways you can improve your security with the least amount of effort.
We know that small business owners have a lot of different roles, and that these roles are changing. You’re responsible for keeping the sales flowing, marketing, dealing with customers and clients, staff, finances, the list of responsibilities never ends. With this in mind, you may not have the skill or time to look after the security of your website or maybe you just aren’t sure where to start.
Ultimately, you are responsible for making sure that your website is secure even if you use other people to help you look after it. And the last thing you want is to find your website has been hacked and your customer data stolen.
So whether you look after your site yourself or you outsource it to someone else, we’ve written this article to help you minimise the risk of a breach and help you start the conversation about security with your website provider.