Maintaining a secure web site is very important. These articles provide information about how to secure your web site, how to reduce spam, what to do if your web site's security is compromised, and more.
SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) helps enhance your site's security. This collection of articles covers how to install and renew SSL certificates, redirect users to secure connections, and more.
Hosting security is important, and the A2 Hosting Perpetual Security initiative contains several features that help protect your web site from malicious actors. This collection of articles covers KernelCare and HackScan.
On unmanaged hosting packages, you are responsible for server administration. One of the most important things to do is secure your server, and this article covers the best way to secure your unmanaged server by using strong passwords, disabling root SSH access, updating the server regularly, setting up a firewall, and setting up fail2ban.
If your web site gets hacked despite your best efforts, this guide is here to help you secure your site and help prevent future attacks. This article covers topics such as how to determine the cause of a hack, and how to clean up after a hack.
Unwanted e-mail (spam) can be a major hassle, as well as a potential security risk. This collection of articles covers topics such as managing spam in cPanel, and preventing outgoing mail from being marked as spam.
These articles discuss security-related issues for specific applications, such as WordPress.
Using a strong password is vital for your account's security. This article offers some techniques and advice on how to create a strong password, as well as how to safeguard your password.
For unmanaged products, one of the most important things you can do to maintain a more secure server is to regularly apply updates. This article describes how to install updates on the CentOS, Fedora, Debian, and Ubuntu distributions.
For unmanaged products, the fail2ban program can greatly simplify the task of defending against scripted attacks and botnets. Learn how to install and configure fail2ban in this article.
Read this article for all you need to know about how the "Heartbleed" vulnerability affects your server, and how to fix it. Please note that this article only applies to certain unmanaged products.
Learn about software vulnerabilities in web applications, and how you can help keep your account secure. This article covers what a vulnerability is, why they exist, what you can do to protect your account, and what A2 Hosting does to protect your account.
Email phishing attempts aim to glean your identifying information for nefarious purposes such as identity theft. It's best to stay informed and keep a few tricks in mind to prevent yourself from becoming the victim of a phishing attack. This article covers the best methods to protect yourself and your account at A2 Hosting.
This article guides you through the process of generating reCAPTCHA (site and secret) keys from Google. By adding reCAPTCHA capability, you can help improve your site's security.
A2 Hosting supports TLS v1.2 and 1.3. Learn more in this article.
Google displays a 'Deceptive Site Ahead' warning on a site it suspects of phishing or malware. Learn how to seek a site review from Google for a hacked site in order to remove the Deceptive Site Warning on a hacked site.
Learn everything there is to know about email spoofing. This article provides an overview of email spoofing, including how to identify and avoid email spoofing.