If your running a Magento store or thinking about it then security of your website and visitor data is crucial to help protect financial or data loss.
This article “SECURITY BEST PRACTICES” outlines a few security tips for Magento website owners.. but applies in general to all websites and reinforces the need for keeping websites updated and patched with strong passwords to help stop theft from or via your website.
A compromised site can have long-term consequences for both customers and merchants. Customers might suffer financial loss and identify theft, while merchants can face damage to their reputations, loss of merchandise, higher processing fees, revoked privileges with financial institutions, and the threat of lawsuits.
Extract from : https://magento.com/security/best-practices/security-best-practices BY: PIOTR KAMINSKI
Magento have today released a security and patch update for Magento Commerce and Magento Open Source. Find out more here…