Yesterday we hosted our first free webinar on website security tips and tricks together with our friends from Stopbadware.org. The goal was to provide an overview of important tips on why website get hacked and blacklisted and what website or blog owner can do to protect their website. The webinar was moderated and presented by Max Weinstein, President and Executive Director of StopBadware and Anirban Banerjee, Co-founder of StopTheHacker Inc.
Max began with an introduction to both companies, StopBadware and StopTheHacker followed by a short summary on the current status of the internet and the emerging threat for website owners and small businesses. The key metrics here were:
Anirban continued by explained the impacts of your website getting hacked. A hacked website can lead to blackilsting by Google which ultimately results in unavailability in search engine results. Once blacklisted, it is unavailable for days, causing lost revenue and trust in your brand. After highlighting the disastrous impacts of getting hacked, Anirban explained in detail the most common methods of how websites get hacked:
Anirban concluded with detailed tips and tricks you can implement to reduce the risk of getting hacked:
Anirban finished the presentation with giving an overview of the important technologies which help you to protect your website. These are:
With a Q&A from the audience and a final summary from Max the webinar was finished.
You can view the full presentation deck below
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Last but not least we like to thank our friends from StopBadware, especially Max for hosting this great webinar together with us and their constant fight against badware and hackers.