It seems almost daily we’re seeing high profile cyber attacks, these attackers have left no stones unturned in their relentless pursuit of our information. We’ve seen governments, institutions and businesses in high profile breaches. It’s likely you’ve personally been subjected to attempted phishing attacks this year alone. (if you shop with amazon it’s likely this has happened in the last few weeks).
We’ve seen a year-on-year rise in eCommerce trade worldwide over the last 5 years. In its latest U.S. economic forecast, Cushman & Wakefield estimates that the popularity of e-commerce will only continue in 2017. With merchants flooding to the eCommerce sector it’s meant a steadily flow of business for web building platforms. eBay-Owned Magento, the world’s most popular eCommerce platform, remains a major player within the space. However, have you considered how best to safeguard the Magento platform against potential threats?
“It’s commonly misconstrued that Magento is vulnerable or weak to attacks, it’s how Magento’s implemented which leaves it vulnerable.” - Duncan Slater (Digital Forensic and Incident Response Manager at Foregenix)
See Foregenix 14 tips to stay secure below..
Over 60% of breached eCommerce websites assisted by our team in 2016 were Magento-based websites. In our experience, the biggest issues behind these Magento website breaches relate to the way the websites are set up, managed and secured.