Why Drupal security matter?
The part of Drupal development and its support takes security assistance. Because, no matter how cool your website is and how many well-thought-out functionalities present on it - the site can be crashed. You'll protect your website and business by applying all the necessary fixes.
Aspects of website security
✅ SSL certificates
✅ The stable and protected server
✅ Secure logins and passwords
✅ Applying of the regular updates to protect sensitive information
✅ Regular Drupal security audit
When a security assessment is required
✅ The website keeps lots of users' sensitive information
✅ The website has been repeatedly hacked.
✅ The website uses a payment gateway or unsecured ports
✅ Website codebase isn’t correct.
Drupal security audit of a Drupal site consists of the following steps:
- Scanning for viruses on a Drupal site;
- Analysis of changes in the core and Drupal modules (Security updates);
- Identification of excess files in the core and Drupal modules;
- Analysis of Drupal logs and web server for suspicious activity;
- Detection of suspicious activity on the site in the logs of the web server and the Drupal site;
- Analysis of Drupal permissions settings and Drupal input formats;
- Analysis of web server settings.
Drupal security updates
Yes, Drupal is indeed the most secure CMS ever. But, the hackers never sleep. If the security or regular updates haven't been applied on time, there is a big risk to be hacked. The Drupal website security updates are available for all users. You can install a security module Drupal on your site for better protection. If we talk about business, you can just imagine the damage. Thousands of your users will not able to interact with your site while the developers will be fixing these problems. Moreover, Drupal services, such as a timely applying of the security and regular updates, sufficiently decrease expenses needed for the site's emergency help and will increase website security.
Drupal security problems
Shortly about Drupal security problems.
Drupal security module
A Drupal community works hard every day. It contributes Drupal 8 security modules, to make sure your website protection.
Drupal core security
Don’t neglect Drupal core security update. Apply Drupal security updates when they are available. Drupal core security protects the website from malware and will save money, time, and reputation.
Other ways enhance Drupal security:
Drupal site security, along with some custom modules or functionality, can’t be written according to Drupal code standards. It causes the site crashing, its unstable work, and as a result, it leads to losing customers. It because of their sensitive information, such as credit card numbers, names, and other, can be stolen and reused in the future.
- SQL INJECTIONS
When a part of a website or application allows the users to input information turned directly into an SQL query, this makes the website vulnerable to SQL injection. How does it work? The application can talk to a database using SQL queries. An SQL injection occurs when the website does not protect against malicious SQL queries. An attacker can use the malicious SQL query to trick the database in providing sensitive information. Based on this, you may clear to imagine how important it is to protect your website and do not lose money for unpredictable issues.
- CONFIGURATION OF THE SITE’S FOLDERS
The not only site has to be protected but also a server. Our team knows how important to have a secure environment along with the reliable Drupal team. Remember, non protected folders can be used by hackers as a door to your site to damage their work.
Last but not least, security audit protects from consequences of a site hacking, site crashing in search results, loss of reputation and customers, leak of confidential information, and downloading of viruses to site visitors. It protects your content hub from damage. Installing and configuring Drupal security modules, keeping your code clear - easy but very important rules. It’s better to support the project rather than recover it!
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