Advancing into year 2020, the trend of security breaches continues to make headlines. Given industries like retailers, airlines, restaurants and other businesses -everyone seems to prepare more and more against cyber threats and attacks. Moreover, to make this situation worse, nowadays, sophistication of these attacks has increased. Last year, use of nefarious methods including SQL injections, cross site scripting, and HTTP flood cost billions of dollars. As per McAfee and Center for Strategic and International Studies this amount is subject to double this year.-Ruth Russell, cyber security blogger.
Fortunately, with development of technology, today, businesses have evolved firewalls and security services. Furthermore, now it is easy to face these challenges and to recover from cyber-attacks. Organization is becoming more and more capable to secure themselves from any harmful digital experience. With the help of cyber security, negative impact on brand reputation and revenue is reduced.
Most of businesses and brands are now aware of tactics and strategies that help to defend against threats. Cyber-security and data protection are broadly practiced and new method is been developed to overcome security weaknesses. In other words, it is now possible to safeguard your website from threats. With application-level security solution, you can reduce overall business risks.
GLOBAL EDGE SECURITY
Global security concerns seem to be prevailing in mist of business processes and structured organizations. To answer worries of business owners and managers – WP Engine is now becoming most recommended high-powered security solution. With Global Edge Security, you get enterprise-grade cyber defense build specifically to secure website developed on WordPress.
Together with Cloud flare, one of the leading performances and security companies- you can apply for intelligent packages. The packages combine expertise which WP Engine has gained by serving 80k+ global customers with Cloud flare’s web application firewall.
Web application firewall distributed denial of service (D Dos) Protection, Content Delivery Network (CDN) and its global edge network. Today, its users spread across 70+ countries. With aforementioned services, users can be assured to get secure, scalable and amazing digital experience by using WordPress websites. In the new
offering, users can gain access to best security protection. Additionally, security against the top OWASP security vulnerabilities, SQL injections, cross-site scripting and even from D Dos attacks. Global Edge Security can successfully eliminate common issues, for example, comment spam, botnet traffic, and crawlers. Currently, Cloud flare’s global network will help you effectively inset a buffer between web traffic and your website. Imagine that! Cloud flare serves as filter for bad traffic and identifies bad actors before they even reach your site. Simply by adding Cloud flare’s CDN to package solutions, you get faster load time and legitimate visitors.
FOUR KEY COMPONENTS OF GLOBAL EDGE SECURITY
MANAGED WEB APPLICATION FIREWALL
First one first, WAF rule helps user to identify new attack patterns and create rule as per requirement. Other that than managed WAF also protects against both WordPress-specific threats. It also aids mitigation process by strengthening it against emerging vulnerabilities.
ADVANCED DDOS MITIGATION
You can harness power of Cloud flare’s network. First, you can use it for protection against DDoS attacks. Next, DDoS mitigation also protects origin infrastructure by simply detecting and dropping volumetric attacks. Overall, advanced DDoS Mitigation gives highly efficient network routing.
Now you can speed up your website without compromising on security. It also prevents pages from displaying ‘not secure’ label. So, with SSL/TLS management, your web traffic actually passes through a global network and hence there are no unwanted breaches. Each website encryption makes sure that your website is safe from any malicious attack.
Last but not least, Cloud flare’s CDN relies more on global network. It is used to accelerate security and boost website performance at a global level. Simply by using CDN you can reduce website latency, and enable faster delivery. Overall user gets a more consistent experience. You can package these components together – they
form one single solution. In a nutshell, WP engine provided customer with a simplified approach to security.
Presently, process in security is evolving. In other words, security is becoming top of structure for every organization. By taking easy but concrete steps you can simply reduce risk to your business and make strategic investment to yield profit from cyber defense. Moreover, it will protect you from any emerging threats.