As a web agency that seeks to provide excellent hosting service we always want to ensure that our clients have safe and reliable service. Normally everything runs just fine, our clients can visit their websites and send and receive mail as they expect, not even noticing that our servers are blocking hack attempts.
Many website owners think it would be nice to be able to manage their own website content but in reality don’t take the time to learn how to do it or to do it well. Many websites are riddled with security holes because of an outdated CMS and the owner isn’t even using it because they don’t have the time or know how.
Depending on the technical abilities and time availability of a company’s internal staff, many clients want to be able to manage the content on their website themselves. This is really the main reason why small business website security has become an entire industry.
Website security is a hot topic. It seems that everyone everywhere is having issues with insecure websites, hosting companies, website developers, hackers and knowing how to interpret it all. This is not a topic that is going to disappear anytime soon, if anything it’s only heating up!
First, let me introduce you to the Wikipedia definition of a Content Management System or CMS. Wikipedia says that, “A content management system (CMS) is a computer application that allows publishing, editing and modifying content, organizing, deleting as well as maintenance from a central interface….”