You can use these articles to learn about cPanel's security features and help make your web site more secure.
Your cPanel-enabled account can be configured to automatically generate, install, and renew valid SSL certificates. Learn more about Let's Encrypt SSL certificates here.
Learn to install a third-party SSL certificate using the cPanel SSL / TLS tool. This article shows the steps required to manually obtain and install an SSL certificate.
You can generate and install a self-signed SSL certificate for testing or development purposes. This article provides step-by-step instructions for installing a self-signed SSL certificate in cPanel.
You can use cPanel to configure and manage your SSH keys. With SSH keys, you can automate logins to your A2 Hosting account, or use two-factor authentication for increased security. This article covers how to use SSH keys, configure SSH keys in cPanel (both generating a new key and importing an existing key), and how to connect to your account using the SSH keys (using PuTTY or the native Windows SSH client to connect on a Windows operating system and how to connect using Mac OS X or Linux operating systems).
Learn how to use cPanel to prevent specific IP addresses and domains from accessing your web site. This article covers how to use the IP Blocker to block and unblock domains and IP addresses.
Learn how to use cPanel to protect specific directories with a password. This article covers how to add and remove password protection to and from a directory.
Learn how to use leech protection to help prevent users from publicly posting their username and password. This article covers how to enable and disable leech protection for a directory in cPanel.
Learn how to use hotlink protection to prevent other web sites from using your web site's bandwidth. This article covers how to enable and disable hotlink protection in cPanel.
Learn how to manage email encryption GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) keys by using cPanel. This article covers how to create, import, view, and delete keys in cPanel.
Your cPanel-enabled account can be configured to automatically generate, install, and renew valid SSL certificates. Learn more here.
Learn how to properly configure DNS settings and enable AutoSSL. This article covers how to update A records, set up a DCV record, and reconfigure AutoSSL.
This guide walks you through how to enable, disable, and reconfigure two-factor authentication for cPanel.
This article gives an overview of Imunify360 (and how sites are automatically scanned and protected), how to view files that have been detected as malware, how to tell Imunify360 to ignore certain files, and how to enable/disable Imunify360's Proactive Defense feature.
The ModSecurity ("Modsec") module is enabled by default and helps protect your account from attacks. However, you can disable it if necessary for testing or troubleshooting purposes. This article shows you how.