Follow best practices and Web hygiene rules: Keep your login/password in a safe place, use one-time passwords, and properly configure your system (e.g., switch off the global variables feature in PHP).
According to Bitrix, Inc., 46,541 zombie computers are added to the ranks of the botnet network every day. The company reports that the number of sites and pages infected with malware is capable of doubling every six months, and was around 640,000 websites and 5.8 million Web pages toward the end of 2009. Of those infected entities, 77 percent were legitimate websites that had been infected, and were inadvertently producing more victims. The average cost to organizations that have suffered security breaches is $234,244. Despite the clear danger, 41 percent of companies find themselves underprepared against potential hacker attacks.
Based on its experience in the development of security systems for Web resource management, Bitrix, Inc. offers the following 10 guidelines for your consideration.
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