Why Hackers Target Small Business Websites (and what you can do about it)

Webinar Date: September 20, 2023 at 11:00 AM PT
Kathy Zant, WordPress Security Expert

Often people ask why hackers are targeting their seemingly unexciting small business websites. And yet, these smaller websites are often receiving the brunt of malicious attack.

Hackers understand economies of scale. As such, smaller WordPress sites are always under attack by bots looking for signs of vulnerability. Fortunately, there are a number of easy ways to protect your site by making good security decisions.

We’ll go through some of the most common methods hackers use to get into WordPress sites through some entertaining (and sometimes scary) stories.

You’ll learn key security principles to help you make good decisions to prevent intrusions, detect them, and recover from a security event if you are ever compromised.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Why hackers target WordPress and how often they do
  • How WordPress sites get hacked
  • Steps to keep WordPress safe
  • How to do a security audit of your site

You can watch a recording of the webinar below:

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