Everything You Need To Know About Church Website Security

Having a successful church website takes work, but it’s well worth it to expand your reach. Part of the job is taking care of church website security. Sadly, it’s not quite as simple as figuring out what to blog about next or making sure your latest sermon uploads correctly. You also have to worry about cybercriminals causing trouble for your church and your site users. While there isn’t any way to 100% protect a website, you can take certain steps to prevent attacks and hacks. The harder it is to infiltrate your site, the safer you are. Understand Your Risks …

Why Your Church Needs An SSL Certificate

Why Your Church Needs An SSL Certificate

You encounter an SSL certificate every time you shop online on reputable sites. However, they’re not just for e-commerce sites. Your church should also have an SSL certificate if you want to build trust with your visitors. More and more, people expect every site they visit to have the recognizable lock in the address bar. While you don’t absolutely need one unless your members and visitors are inputting personal details, it’s a good idea to understand what SSL actually means and how it could benefit your site. What Are SSL Certificates? SSL stands for secure socket layer. In layman’s terms, …

6 Tools To Ensure The Safety Of Your Church Website

The safety of your church website is paramount to building a good reputation with visitors and search engines. Safety and security are often overlooked parts of website maintenance, especially for smaller sites. The problem is, hackers don’t care about the size of your site. They love stealing resources, lifting user data and using sites to pass on malware to unsuspecting visitors. All it takes is a little regular maintenance to protect your church community and potential new members. Besides, no one wants to deal with the cleanup after a site’s been hacked. 1. Use Backup Software No matter what else …